Eddie Braben

Writer, Actor

Writer, Actor


Eddie Braben was born on October 31, 1930 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England as Edwin Charles Braben. He was a writer and actor, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Ronnie Corbett's Saturday Special (1977) and The Ken Dodd Show (1959). He was married to Deirdre. He died on May 21, 2013.
Birth date
1930-10-31
Death date
2013-05-21
Awards
5 wins.

Known For


The Morecambe & Wise Show
The Morecambe & Wise Show
Writer (1969-1977)
Ronnie Corbett's Saturday Special
Ronnie Corbett's Saturday Special
Writer (1977-1978)
The Ken Dodd Show
The Ken Dodd Show
Writer (1959-1967)
Up the Front
Up the Front
Writer (1972)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Best of Morecambe & Wise
(Video) (archive footage)
2001
WriterA Tribute to Morecambe & Wise
(Video documentary) (comedy writer)
1999
WriterAnt and Dec Unzipped
(TV Series)
1997
WriterThe Generation Game
(TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode) - Episode #15.17 (1994) ... (additional material)
1994
WriterTake Your Pick
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
1992
WriterThe Funny Side
(TV Series) (script - 1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (script)
1985
WriterAnd There's More
(TV Series) (1987-1988)
1985
WriterBring Me Sunshine
(TV Special) (script)
1984
WriterMike Yarwood in Persons
(TV Series)
1982
WriterThe Morecambe & Wise Show
(TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes) - 1981 Christmas Show (1981) ... (written by) - 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... (written by) - Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (written by) - Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (written by) - Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (written by) Show all 8 episodes
1980-1981
WriterThe Jim Davidson Show
(TV Series) (script - 6 episodes) - Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (script) - Episode #3.4 (1981) ... (script) - Episode #3.3 (1981) ... (script) - Episode #3.2 (1981) ... (script) - Episode #3.1 (1981) ... (script) Show all 6 episodes
1980-1981
WriterThe Little and Large Show
(TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes, 1978 - 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1979) (script - 1 episode, 1978) - Episode #2.0 (1980) ... (written by) - Bank Holiday Special (1979) ... (writer) - 1978 Christmas Special (1978) ... (script) - Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (written by) - Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (written by) Show all 10 episodes
WriterThe Ronnie Corbett Special
(TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (writer) - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (writer)
1979
WriterMorecambe and Wise at the BBC
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode dated 21 February 1979 (1979)
1979
WriterSeaside Special
(TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes) - Episode #4.5 (1978) ... (writer) - Episode #4.4 (1978) ... (writer) - Episode #4.1 (1978) ... (writer)
1978
WriterRonnie Corbett's Saturday Special
(TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes) - Episode #2.5 (1978) ... (written by) - Episode #2.4 (1978) ... (written by) - Episode #2.3 (1978) ... (written by) - Episode #2.2 (1978) ... (written by) - Episode #2.1 (1978) ... (written by) Show all 11 episodes
1977-1978
WriterThe Les Dawson Show
(TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (writer) - Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (writer) - Episode #1.4 (1978) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (writer) Show all 6 episodes
1978
WriterThe Morecambe & Wise Show
(TV Series) (written by - 59 episodes) - 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... (written by) - Episode #9.6 (1976) ... (written by) - Episode #9.5 (1976) ... (written by) - Episode #9.4 (1976) ... (written by) - Episode #9.3 (1976) ... (written by) Show all 59 episodes
1969-1977
WriterThe Saturday Special: All This and Ronnie Corbett Too
(TV Series)
1975
WriterFrost's Weekly
(TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes) - Episode #1.7 (1974) ... (writer) - Episode #1.6 (1974) ... (writer) - Episode #1.5 (1974) ... (writer) - Episode #1.4 (1974) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (writer) Show all 7 episodes
1973-1974
WriterUp the Front
(screenplay)
1972
WriterA Royal Television Gala Performance
(TV Special) (script: Morecambe and Wise)
1970
WriterCinderella
(TV Movie) (additional comedy material)
1969
WriterDoddy for Christmas
(TV Movie) (script)
1968
WriterThe Ken Dodd Show
(TV Series) (script - 33 episodes) - Episode #4.10 (1967) ... (script) - Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (script) - Episode #4.8 (1966) ... (script) - Episode #4.7 (1966) ... (script) - Episode #4.6 (1966) ... (script) Show all 33 episodes
1959-1967
WriterDoddy's Music Box
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (1967)
1967
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Morecambe & Wise Show
(TV Series) - 1983 Christmas Show (1983)
1983
ActorThe Morecambe & Wise Show
(TV Series) Back Whistler - Episode #3.2 (1970) ... Back Whistler
1970
ActorThe Ken Dodd Show
(TV Series) - Episode #2.4 (1961)
1961
RoleTitleYear
SelfMy Hero
(TV Series documentary) Self - Miranda Hart on Eric Morecambe (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfBring Me Morecambe and Wise
(TV Series documentary) Self - From Stage to Screen (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfThe Unforgettable Ernie Wise
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Writer, 'The Morecambe & Wise Show'
2011
SelfEric & Ernie: Behind the Scenes
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2011
SelfMorecambe and Wise: The Show What Paul Merton Did
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2009
SelfThe Man Who Made Eric & Ernie
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe Story of Light Entertainment
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Double Acts (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe Unseen Eric Morecambe
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfBreakfast
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 16 August 2004 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfThe Showbiz Set
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfThe Unforgettable Eric Morecambe
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2001
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Self - Bring Me Sunshine: The Heart and Soul of Eric Morecambe (1998) ... Self - Fools Rush in: Morecambe and Wise (1973) ... Self
1973-1998
SelfForty Minutes
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Importance of Being Ernie (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series documentary) Self - Ernie Wise, OBE (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfAnd There's More
(TV Series) Self (Series 3) (1987)
1985
SelfSaturday Night at the Mill
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.2 (1977) ... Self
1977
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageMorecambe & Wise: The Whole Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Writer, 'The Morecambe & Wise Show', 1969-1981 - Interviewed in 2008 - Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Self - Writer, 'The Morecambe & Wise Show', 1969-1981 - Interviewed in 2008
2013