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The Two Ronnies 

Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »
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Ronnie Barker ...  Himself / ... 93 episodes, 1971-1987
Ronnie Corbett ...  Himself / ... 93 episodes, 1971-1987
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Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but occasionally only the one. Barker was excellent at fast talking and complicated dialog. Each week Corbett would tell a short joke and in doing so he'd digress and tell a dozen or more unrelated jokes on his way to the main punch line. Each series contained a mini comedy series as well as characters that'd return weekly. Also on the bill would be a musical piece from a well known singer/group. Written by Rob Hartill

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10 April 1971 (UK) See more »

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Два Ронни See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the musical number sketch, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett would take a well known song and change the lyrics. One of the songs that the Two Ronnies would use and change the words to was the Nursery Ryme "This Old Man (Knick-knack Paddy-whack). See more »

Quotes

Ronnie Corbett: This is rather a special evening, because it is exactly ten years ago tonight when she sad, 'I do'. Which certainly surprised me, because I didn't think she did.
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Edited into The Best of the Two Ronnies: Volume 2 (2003) See more »

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Masters of comedy
30 December 2010 | by studioATSee all my reviews

The Two Ronnies is a legendary series for so many reasons. For a long time it WAS Saturday night and was one of the few shows that the whole family could enjoy together. Even now it stands the test of time and is being enjoyed by a whole new generation.

From the fabulous format that shows off each Ronnie perfectly to the hilarious serials and musical numbers there really is something for everyone to enjoy in this show.

The two men have absolute fantastic chemistry and their joy of being and working together shines through in every episode.

Credit must go down to the top notch writing and the stellar performances that Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett give making even the most absurd sketch funny and memorable.


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