The Two Ronnies. Image shows from L to R: Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker. Copyright: BBC
The Two Ronnies

The Two Ronnies

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC One
  • 1971 - 1987
  • 95 episodes (12 series)

Hugely popular and long-running sketch show that established Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker as two of the biggest names in British comedy. Stars Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett.

The Two Ronnies. Image shows from L to R: Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1971 - 1987
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
95 (12 series), plus 2 short specials
Stars
Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett
Director
Terry Hughes
Producers
Terry Hughes and James Gilbert
Companies

Mixing songs, sketches, comic monologues, witty wordplay, glittering song-and-dance numbers, silly stories and much more, The Two Ronnies sees comedy stars Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker uniting for the first time, in what would become a defining highlight of each of their careers.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 10th April 1971 at 8:15pm on BBC One
Most recent repeats
  • Sunday 26th December 2021 at 5:20pm on BBC2 - Christmas Special
  • Sunday 26th December 2021 at 5:00pm on BBC2 Wales - Christmas Special
  • Saturday 25th December 2021 at 10:25am on Gold - Series 4, Episode 8

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