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Ronnie Barker

A portrait of Ronnie Barker, one of the country's favourite comedy stars. With contributions from Ben Elton, Michael Grade, David Renwick and Josephine Tewson.

Programme telling the story of Ronnie Barker, a quiet, dedicated actor who might have been a bank manager but went on to become one of the country's favourite comedy stars. Ben Elton, Michael Grade, David Renwick and Josephine Tewson are among friends and colleagues who remember his genius. Famed as one half of the Two Ronnies and the likeable convict Fletcher in Porridge, he was also a prolific writer and admired actor in serious roles.

58 minutes

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Mon 1 Mar 2021 01:05

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  • 00:04

    The Two Ronnies

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Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Ben Elton
Participant Michael Grade
Participant David Renwick
Participant Josephine Tewson
Series Producer Charlie Stuart
Executive Producer Stephen Stewart
Production Company Green Inc Film and TV Ltd

Broadcasts

  • Christmas Eve 2012 21:40
  • Sat 14 Sep 2013 21:40
  • Sat 14 Sep 2013 22:00
  • Sat 21 Dec 2013 22:00
  • Sat 21 Dec 2013 23:00
  • Sat 24 Jan 2015 19:30
  • Thu 17 Dec 2015 19:00
  • Boxing Day 2019 19:00
  • Sat 18 Apr 2020 19:15
  • Sun 28 Feb 2021 19:00
  • Mon 1 Mar 2021 01:05

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