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The Two Ronnies at 50

The rare double act who actually liked each other, Ronnies Barker and Corbett turned wordplay and innuendo into high art. Why did they stop?

Martin Chilton, The Telegraph, 9th April 2021

The Two Ronnies' 50th birthday

What are the ingredients that turned the sketch show into a long-running comedy classic? To find out, we asked those who contributed to some of Corbett and Barker's most famous routines.

Mark Braxton, Radio Times, 5th April 2021

Ronnie Barker's lucky penny goes up for auction

Coin given as change on comic's bus ride to job interview expected to raise up to £5,000.

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 9th June 2020

'Four Candles' sketch recreated in 280-year-old shop

A classic Two Ronnies sketch has been recreated by residents of a town who wanted to "shine a light" on a 280-year-old shop.

BBC, 24th February 2020

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

Gold reveals Britain's Greatest Comedian list

Channel Gold has revealed the shortlist of 30 comedians who will be featured in its show Britain's Greatest Comedian.

British Comedy Guide, 1st May 2019

Two Ronnies TV clip racism row at Stroud school

A Stroud school has issued an apology after horrified parents expressed their shock at being shown what some have referred to as a racist sketch during a school information evening.

Stroud News, 11th October 2018

Shop that inspired Open All Hours may shut down

Shop that inspired BBC comedy could shut after 90 years of trading over healthy and safety complaint about goods outside.

Alexander Robertson, Daily Mail, 15th August 2018