He said Eric loved spending time in Morecambe
, Lancashire, whose name the young Eric Bartholomew adopted when he went into showbusiness with Ernie Wise.
Showing at The Lowry over the festive period, Morecambe
and Wise are are played by Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel, the Olivier-nominated duo behind the hugely celebrated, and critically acclaimed West End hit - Eric & Little Ern.
The Liverpudlian knows exactly what to do against Newport and his left footed strike sailed past Joe Day to make it six goals for Morecambe
against the Welsh side.
And boss Sheridan (left) said: "No disrespect to Morecambe
but we should be winning a game like this.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Morecambe
And Wise Show, BBC History has made public 140 pictures of the double act unearthed from the archive.
Among the highlights are shots of the pair posing with their wives Joan Bartlett and Doreen Wise in the garden of Morecambe
and Ernie Wise with their wives, Joan Bartlett and Doreen Wise, in the garden of Eric's home Picture: BBC HISTORY
It's a show full of Morecambe
and Wise's most loved routines, songs and sketches and of course a musical guest.
IT WAS party time at the Ricoh Arena but the biggest celebration was staged by Morecambe
and in particular their veteran goalkeeper Barry Roche.
BURTON 0 MORECAMBE
2 ERRATIC Burton suffered a second successive home defeat after Morecambe
struck twice in as many minutes after the break.
The energy firm said South Morecambe
, the largest of three production areas that make up the Liverpool Morecambe
Bay gas field, would stay shut because the levy announced in the Budget made it uneconomic to operate.
Reserves 0 Wrexham Reserves 1 STEVE TOMASSEN'S second-half strike was enough to give Wrexham reserves victory at Morecambe