Eric surprises the Ernie with the new years honours list and he is now Lord Ern of Peterborough for services to literature. Ernie continually tries to get a well-known co-star but gets knock backs. Ernie introduces John Hanson who sings "Stout-Hearted Men", accompanied by Eric and Ernie. Eric and Ernie introduce Hannah Gordon and give her an unusual present. They then accompany her as she sings "Windmills of your Mind". Ernie is writing his latest play. The New Seekers perform "You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me". Ernie introduces Vanessa Redgrave who is to star in Ernie's new play. Eric and Ernie perform a Latin American dance. Ernie's play is called 'Napoleon and Josephine' with Vanessa Redgrave as Empress Josephine. The play concludes with the three of them singing a variation of "You Say the Nicest Things".