The Passionate Pilgrim (film)

The Passionate Pilgrim (1984) is a short feature movie. It starred Eric Morecambe, Tom Baker and Madeline Smith. It is notable for being Morecambe's last work. It was one of few that did not have his long-term partner Ernie Wise.

The movie takes the setting of a silent movie. Narration was done by John Le Mesurier of Dad's Army fame.

The movie revolves around a Lord who lives in a castle, and his Lady. The Lady which attracts the amorous attentions of the passionate pilgrim. The pilgrim tries to gain entry to the castle by any means possible. The lord tries many things in order to stop him.

The movie was made entirely on location at Hever Castle.


  • "Eric Morecambe – The Passionate Pilgrim". The Moving Image Company. Retrieved 2008-03-25.

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