James Gilbert.

James Gilbert

Comics in Oxford Dictionary Of National Biography

Caroline Aherne, Victoria Wood and Ronnie Corbett and have been added to a prestigious and definitive list of the greatest ever Britons.

Chortle, 9th January 2020

Obituary: Jimmy Gilbert

Jimmy Gilbert, who has died aged 93, was the BBC producer who commissioned many of the Corporation's most enduring comedies, including Yes Minister; The Two Ronnies; Fawlty Towers; The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin; The Good Life; Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads? and Last Of The Summer Wine.

The Telegraph, 8th July 2016

Former BBC Head Of Comedy James Gilbert dies aged 93

James Gilbert, the producer and director who brought together Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett for The Two Ronnies, has died aged 93.

The Guardian, 7th July 2016