STEPHEN TOMPKINSON has been announced as starring in BBC Four's upcoming comedy drama about Morecambe and Wise. He'll be playing Eddie Braben, the double act's writer. ERIC, ERNIE & ME will be broadcast this Christmas.
He has most recently been filming a new BBC One drama, THE SPLIT, by Abi Morgan.
Stephen is heading to the London stage with THE RED LION, in which he first starred in at Live Theatre, Newcastle. The three-hander play is transferring to Trafalgar Studios next month until 2nd December.