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
  • 93 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.

  • Series 4, Episode 1 repeated Monday 24th June at 9:20pm on Gold
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 2,450
The Two Ronnies. Image shows from L to R: Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1971 - 1987
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
93 (12 series), plus 5 further specials
Stars
Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett
Writers
Ronnie Barker, Peter Vincent, Spike Mullins, David Renwick, David Newman, Peter Osborne, Mike Radford, Michael Palin and more
Directors
Terry Hughes, Peter Whitmore, Brian Penders, Paul Jackson, Marcus Plantin and Marcus Mortimer
Producers
Terry Hughes, Peter Whitmore, Brian Penders, Paul Jackson, Marcus Plantin, Michael Hurll and James Gilbert
Company

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.

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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
Next repeats
  1. Series 4, Episode 1: Monday 24th June at 9:20pm on Gold
  2. Series 4, Episode 1: Tuesday 25th June at 12:55am on Gold
  3. Series 4, Episode 3: Tuesday 25th June at 9:20pm on Gold
  4. Series 4, Episode 3: Wednesday 26th June at 1am on Gold
  5. Series 4, Episode 4: Wednesday 26th June at 9:15pm on Gold
  6. Series 4, Episode 4: Thursday 27th June at 1am on Gold
  7. Series 4, Episode 5: Thursday 27th June at 9:15pm on Gold
  8. Series 4, Episode 7: Thursday 27th June at 10:40pm on Gold
  9. Series 4, Episode 5: Friday 28th June at 12:10am on Gold
Most recent repeats
  • Monday 25th December 2023 at 10:50am on Gold - Christmas Special
  • Monday 25th December 2023 at 7:30am on Gold - Series 3, Episode 4
  • Sunday 24th December 2023 at 11:50pm on BBC4 - Series 3, Christmas Special

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