He acted in Ugo Betti's play, "Summertime," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Geraldine McEwan, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Esma Cannon, Dirk Bogarde, Tony Church, Michael Gwynn, and Mark Dignam in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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Jonathan Cobbald | Bob Ferris | Jack Goetz | David Huggett | Larry Keith | Ronnie Barker O.B.E. | The Two Ronnies | G. Wiley | Gerald Wiley | Gerard Wiley | Gerald Wilrey
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Did You Know?
I knew with Porridge
(1974) from the first episode. It was in front of an audience which is a wonderful sounding board as to how well it's going. My wife was in the audience for that and she said afterwards 'This is going to be a big success' and she was right.
Whilst on holiday in Australia, he was approached by a man who asked "Hey, are you that Ronnie Barker?". Ronnie calmly replied in a mock Australian accent "Sorry mate, a lot of people say that, but I ain't him."