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Duration: 1 hour

Documentary charting Ronnie Corbett's long career in comedy, featuring the man himself and the many comedians who admire him.

Includes interviews with Miranda Hart, Rob Brydon, Stephen Merchant, Bill Bailey, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Reece Shearsmith, Bruce Forsyth, Michael Palin, Ben Miller, Jessica Hynes, Jon Culshaw, Kevin Bishop, Tamsin Greig and Stephen K Amos.

Last on

Christmas Eve 2012 23:10 BBC Two

Music Played

4 items
  • BBC Comedy Clips: Would I Lie To You?

    BBC Comedy Clips: Would I Lie To You?

    Ronnie Corbett claims that he recently had to go into a shop and ask for four candles. Or does he mean fork handles?

    Watch this clip of Ronnie Corbett from BBC Comedy
  • BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs: Ronnie Corbett

    BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs: Ronnie Corbett

    Listen to Ronnie Corbett as he looks back over his life and career, and his favourite music.

    Listen to Ronnie Corbett on Desert Island Discs
  • Songs Of Praise

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    It's a comedy congregation in this sketch from The One Ronnie Show. Harry Enfield, Rob Brydon, David Walliams and Matt Lucas all have something to say in this Songs of Praise sketch.

    The One Ronnie programme page
  • The Two Ronnies: Unseen studio footage

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    Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett entertain the studio audience during breaks in recording of one of their famous newsdesk sketches at Television Centre, 1979 - 1980. The banter, ad-libs and retakes were all part of the package for a lucky guest.

    The Two Ronnies: The Studio Recordings

Credits

Participant
Ronnie Corbett
Participant
Miranda Hart
Participant
Rob Brydon
Participant
Stephen Merchant
Participant
Bill Bailey
Participant
Matt Lucas
Participant
David Walliams
Participant
Catherine Tate
Participant
Reece Shearsmith
Participant
Bruce Forsyth
Participant
Michael Palin
Participant
Ben Miller
Participant
Jessica Hynes
Participant
Jon Culshaw
Participant
Tamsin Greig
Participant
Stephen K Amos
Executive Producer
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer
Geoff Posner
Producer
Andy Humphries

Broadcasts

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