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.

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Two Ronnies: Norfolk shop pays tribute to fork handles sketch

A garden shop sold out of fork handles after designing a special window display in tribute to a classic BBC comedy sketch.

BBC, 5th March 2023

The greatest Christmas TV moments of all time ranked

The greatest Christmas TV moment of all-time is the Only Fools And Horses 'Batman and Robin' episode.

A poll of 2,000 adults who celebrate Christmas found the hilarious moment from 1996 where Del Boy and Rodney unknowingly prevent a crime - while dressed as the dynamic duo - is top of the tree.

Jake Penkethman, The Sun, 30th November 2022

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

'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

The show that shaped me: Jane Millichip on Two Ronnies

At age five, Sky Vision's managing director bonded with her dad over Barker and Corbett's wordplay. They laughed like drains at the show for the next 16 years.

Jane Millichip, Broadcast, 28th February 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

Two Ronnies 'four candles' script sells for £28,000

A buyer has forked out £28,000 for the handwritten script of The Two Ronnies' 'four candles' sketch.

BBC, 1st June 2018

Four Candles sketch set to sell for £40,000

Ronnie Barker's famous 'Four Candles' sketch is set to sell for £40,000 at auction.

Daily Mail, 15th May 2018

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