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1 Interview |
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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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[a poem he composed to David Jason, to commemorate Jason's impending knighthood] Congratulations, little feed/her gracious Majesty decreed/that Granville, little errand lad/and Del Boy, Frost, and others had/all served their nation passing well/so here's to Granville, Frost and Del! The old ex-Guvnor's proud to see/his comrade reach such high degree/knight of the realm, and TV star/who never ...
When David Jason
was knighted in 2005, he wished Barker had been there to share it with everyone. Jason felt Barker was more deserving of a knighthood, but had died two months previously. But earlier in the year, when Jason's knighthood was announced, he sent him one of his poems to commemorate the event, and at Jason's after party he declaimed it, so Barker was there in word.