Piccadilly Palace

ABC (ended 1967)




Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • Dudley Moore / Topol / Bruce Forsythe
      Music: --Millicent Martin (host) - "A Man and a Woman" --Topol - "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Jerusalem, Jerusalem" --Entire cast - "Get Me to the Church on Time" Comedy: --Dudley Moore and Bruce Forsythe discuss the evils of tobacco. Aired 9-Sep-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 21-Jan-1968 (UK - "Piccadilly Palace" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • Millicent Martin (host) / Frank Ifield / Bruce Forsythe
      Music: --Millicent Martin (host) - "If You Go Away" --Frank Ifield - "You Came Along Out of Nowhere" --Frank Ifield - "Love Song of the Waterfall" Comedy: --Bruce Forsythe and Millicent Martin appear in a hunting skit. Aired 2-Sep-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 3-Mar-1968 (UK - "Piccadilly Palace" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • John Bird / Vikki Carr / Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
      Music: --Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - "OK" & "If I Were a Carpenter" --Vikki Carr - "It Must Be Him" --Vikki Carr and Millicent Martin - "Surrey with the Fringe on Top" --Millicent Martin (host) - "Nursery Rhymes (with the Paddy Stone Dancers) Comedy: --John Bird (comedian) and Millicent Martin spoof British Cabinet meetings. Aired 26-Aug-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) (Note: UK broadcast date unknown.)moreless
    • Millicent Martin (host) / Matt Monro / Bruce Forsythe
      --Matt Monro - "In the Arms Of Love" & "What To Do" --Bruce Forsythe - "For Me And My Gal" --Millicent Martin - "Newfangled Tango" & "A House Is Not A Home" Series regulars: --Michael Sammes Singers --Paddy Stone Dancers --Jack Parnell Orchestra Aired 19-Aug-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 11-Feb-1968 (UK - "Piccadilly Palace" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • Peter Nero / The Tremeloes
      Music: --Peter Nero (pianist) - "A Walk in the Black Forest" & "Variations on a Theme" --The Tremeloes - "Silence Is Golden" & "Here Comes My Baby" --Millicent Martin - "How Insensitive" & "Coronet Man" Comedy: --Morecambe & Wise parody silent films --Eric Morecambe joins Peter Nero for a piano duet. Aired 12-Aug-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 4-Feb-1968 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • Eric Burdon & the Animals / Gene Pitney
      Music: --Eric Burdon & the Animals - "When I Was Young" & "Good Times" --Gene Pitney - "Town without Pity" & "On the Street Where You Live" --Millicent Martin - "Something Missing Now" --Millicent Martin (with the Paddy Stone Dancers) - "Running Wild" Comedy: --Gladys Whitred joins Morecambe and Wise for a selection of arias. --Millicent Martin does an apache dance with Morecambe and Wise Aired 5-Aug-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 25-Feb-1968 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • The Kinks / Engelbert Humperdinck

      --The Kinks - "Dandy" & "Well-Respected Man."
      --Engelbert Humperdinck - "Release Me" and "Country Girl."
      --Millicent Martin - "Call Me."
      --Morecambe and Wise take a flight in a model airplane.
      --Morecambe and Wise do a ventriloquist act.
      Aired 29-Jul-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color)
      Aired 1-Oct-1967 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, b/w)

    • Tommy Leonetti / The Moody Blues

      Morecambe and Wise's guests are The Moody Blues and Tommy Leonetti.
      --The Moody Blues - "Fly Me High" & "Really Haven't Got the Time."
      --Tommy Leonetti - "Once Upon A Time" and "This is the Life."
      --Millicent Martin (series regular) - "Light Another Cigarette."
      --Morecambe and Wise spoof Hollywood westerns and musicals.

      Air dates:
      US air date: 22-Jul-1967 on ABC-TV as "Piccadilly Palace" (color).
      UK air date: 14-Jan-1968 on ATV as "The Morecambe & Wise Show" (B&W).

    • George Maharis / Manfred Mann

      --Manfred Mann - "Ha! Ha! Said the Clown" & "Just Like a Woman."
      --George Maharis - "Baby Has Gone Bye-Bye" & "All Right, OK, You Win."
      --Millicent Martin (series regular) - "Singin' in the Rain" & "Make It Easy on Yourself."
      --Morecambe and Wise appear as figures on a Greek vase.
      --Morecambe and Wise take a look at English village life.

      Aired 01-Jul-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color)
      Aired 10-Dec-1967 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)

    • Georgie Fame / Bobby Vinton

      --Georgie Fame - "Sweet Thing" & "Funny How Time Slips Away."
      --Bobby Vinton - "Mr. Lonely," "To Life" and "Sunrise, Sunset."
      --Millicent Martin (series regular) - "You're Gonna Hear from Me."
      --Morecambe and Wise do a routine about an Arabian sheik's first impressions of London.
      --The show's writers join Morecambe & Wise for a parody of pop singing musical groups.

      Aired 24-Jun-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color)
      Aired 17-Mar-1968 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, b/w)

    • Freddie & the Dreamers / Jimmie Rodgers
      Music: --Freddie and the Dreamers - "Brown and Porter's" --Jimmie Rodgers - "The Lonesome Road" & "I'll Say Goodbye" --Millicent Martin - "The Shadow of Your Smile" --Entire cast - Western medley: "Wagon Wheels," "Ol Faithful" and "On Top of Old Smokey" Comedy: --Morecambe and Wise do a pantomime table tennis game (with series' writers Sid Green and Dick Hills) Aired 17-Jun-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) (Note: UK broadcast date unknown.)moreless
    • Frankie Avalon / The New Vaudeville Band

      --Frankie Avalon - "I Could Write a Book" & "What Is This Thing Called Love?"
      --The New Vaudeville Band - "If I Had a Talking Picture of You" and "Finchley Central."
      --Millicent Martin (series regular) - "Window Wishin'."
      --Morecambe and Wise do a comic version of Grieg's Concerto in A Minor.
      --Morecambe and Wise also do impressions of Samson and Delilah, and Julius Caesar.

      Aired 15-Jul-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color)
      Aired 31-Dec-1967 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)

    • The Small Faces / Bobby Rydell
      Music: --The Small Faces - "I Can't Make It" & "All or Nothing" --Bobby Rydell - "The Impossible Dream" & "The Joker" --Millicent Martin - "The Day the Circus Left Town" (with the Paddy Stone Dancers) Morecambe and Wise comedy segments: --A parody of Adagio dancers --A spoof of a popular soap opera Aired 03-Jun-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 22-Oct-1967 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • Tom Jones / The Hollies
      Music: --The Hollies - "On a Carousel" & "Stop, Stop, Stop" --Tom Jones - "That Old Black Magic" and "Detroit City" --Millicent Martin - "Fever" and "Eleanor Rigby" Morecambe and Wise comedy segments: --A pie throwing demonstration --The problems of the nearsighted Aired 27-May-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color) Aired 12-Nov-1967 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)moreless
    • The Dave Clark Five / Cliff Richard
      --Dave Clark Five - "You've Got What It Takes" and "Georgia"
      --Cliff Richard - "It's All Over" and "In the Country"
      --Millicent Martin - "Granada" (with dancers)
      Morecambe and Wise comedy segments:
      --A "Peter and the Wolf" interpretation
      --"East Side Story" (a parody of Hollywood musical comedies)
      Aired 20-May-1967 (US - "Piccadilly Palace" ABC-TV, color)
      Aired 12-Nov-1967 (UK - "The Morecambe & Wise Show" ATV, B&W)moreless