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.

  • Series 1, Episode 1 repeated today at 8:35am on Gold
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

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 10th April 1971 at 8:15pm on BBC One
Last new broadcast
Friday 25th December 1987 at 7:25pm on BBC One
Next repeats
  1. Series 1, Episode 1: Today at 8:35am on Gold
  2. Series 1, Episode 1: Tomorrow at 7:35am on Gold
  3. Series 1, Episode 2: Tomorrow at 8:15am on Gold
  4. Series 1, Episode 3: Friday at 8:15am on Gold
  5. Series 1, Episode 4: Friday at 2pm on Gold
  6. Series 1, Episode 4: Saturday at 12:10pm on Gold
  7. Series 1, Episode 5: Saturday at 1pm on Gold
  8. Series 1, Episode 5: Sunday at 10:50am on Gold
  9. Series 1, Episode 6: Sunday at 11:40am on Gold
Most recent repeats
  • Friday 15th October 2021 at 11:45pm on Yesterday - Series 4, Episode 4
  • Friday 15th October 2021 at 11:00pm on Yesterday - Series 4, Episode 7
  • Saturday 9th October 2021 at 12:30am on Yesterday - Series 4, Episode 6

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