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The Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture with Ben Elton

Award-winning comedian, novelist, playwright and film-maker Ben Elton delivers the first Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture.

The inaugural Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture speaker is multi-award-winning comedian, novelist, playwright, film maker and creator of classic sitcoms The Young Ones, Blackadder, The Thin Blue Line and Upstart Crow, Ben Elton. He is introduced by Sir David Jason.

Recorded at the BBC's Radio Theatre in front of an invited audience from the world of comedy, the lecture is named after the much-loved comedy writer and performer Ronnie Barker, star of The Two Ronnies, Porridge and Open All Hours.

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 25 Aug 2017 22:40

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

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    No Matter What


Role Contributor
Participant Ben Elton
Writer Ben Elton
Participant David Jason
Executive Producer Tara Duffy
Director Julia Knowles
Production Manager Ian Locker