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The re-evaluation game: Porridge - A Night In

The whole thing is shot through with melancholy in a manner which we rarely see in sitcoms these days, and while I can't say it's a series that I'm any more passionate about given its questionable elements, having rewatched this episode it's certainly given me more respect for it.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 7th July 2021

Two Ronnies make modern lefty comics look like toddlers

Fifty years after their incomparable TV show began, Christopher Stevens celebrates the genius of The Two Ronnies... and argues they make today's Left-wing 'comedians' look like foul-mouthed toddlers.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 14th April 2021

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