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6th October 2009, 11:01am
Remembering comedy star Eric 25 years on
Bob Golding as Eric Morecambe A must-see tribute to one of Britain's best-loved comedians will have the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre rolling with laughter this weekend.

Morecambe – The Man What Brought Us Sunshine commemorates the genius of Eric Morecambe on the 25th anniversary of his untimely final curtain.

Audiences can laugh, cry and celebrate the life and legacy of 'the tall one with glasses' when the critically-acclaimed production comes to the LPAC on Saturday 10 October direct from the West End.

Featuring the multi-talented Bob Golding, penned by the brilliant Tim Whitnall and directed by solo maestro Guy Masterson, Morecambe is a must-see for fans of classic British comedy.

The production achieved glowing reviews at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe and won five-star reviews in The Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. The British Theatre Guide called it 'a stunning production' and 'a must-see show'.

Golding's performance as Eric Morecambe has been hailed by heavyweights of British comedy including Jimmy Carr, Barry Cryer and Ronnie Corbett.

LPAC spokesperson Victoria Simpson said: "With the 25th anniversary of Eric Morecambe's sad passing there is no better way to celebrate one of the country's best loved comedians than with this thrilling and compelling production. With many five-star reviews from Edinburgh under their belts, the team behind Morecambe have produced a triumphant show and we are delighted to be able to play host."

The production is part of the LPAC's Singles season of dramatic monologues.

Morecambe – The Man What Brought Us Sunshine, will be at the LPAC on the University of Lincoln's Brayford Pool campus on Saturday 10 October, starting at 8pm.

Tickets cost £10 full (£7 concessions) and are available from the Engine Shed and LPAC Box Office, open Monday to Friday from 10am - 4pm, Brayford Wharf East, Lincoln. They are also available by phoning 0844 888 4414 or visiting Free car parking is available at the LPAC.

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