Eric and Ernie bring sunshine to BBC2

Eric and Ernie

NEW YEAR’S DAY: BBC2’s drama about the formative years of comedy duo Morecambe and Wise peaked with nearly 6.5m viewers - believed to be the highest rating non-BBC1/ITV1 drama since Our Friends in the North in 1996.

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