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7 December 2012

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BBC star after Eric look-a-likes on Saturday

Wiggle your glasses and give us a smile, sung the Town squad of 1974 in the Barron Knights hit Hatters, Hatters – and that’s precisely what comedienne Miranda Hart will be asking supporters to do tomorrow when she makes a visit to Kenilworth Road.

The actress, who stars in the television television series Miranda, will step foot inside the ground to film a segment of a BBC documentary on her comedy hero Eric Morecambe – and the comic is urging supporters to come to Saturday’s game with Alfreton dressed as the former Town director.

Arguably the Hatters’ most famous son, Eric has a lounge named in his honour at Kenilworth Road and filming of the show will take place here in the lead-up to kick-off before Miranda heads into the stands hunting Eric look-a-likes during the game.

So don those caps and big coats, and those trademark black-rimmed specs (popping the lenses out of 3D film glasses is a good idea) and the chances are that you’ll make an appearance on the programme – and  get to meet Miranda too.

If you’re coming and dressing up please get in touch via Twitter. Let us know where you are in the ground so Miranda and her crew can capture your costumes. Follow us @LTFC_Official and use the hashtag #Eric

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