Remembering some of Britain's favourite sitcoms over the last 70 years
"Ronnie Barker will be numbered amongst a select band of comedy greats who shaped British comedy in the 20th century."
His sheepish good looks and natural charm made him a hit with female audiences, while the male viewers could identify with his cheeky chappie approach to life
The incomparable Messrs Corbett and Barker in two all-but-forgotten silent slapstick movies from the seventies and eighties - The Picnic and By the Sea
The story of how one of Britain's all-time favourite sitcoms came to our screens
Festive laughter inside the walls of Slade Prison, in the company of Norman Stanley Fletcher and Lenny Godber.
Ronnie Barker plays a short sighted delivery man who falls in love with a maid and moves to the country with her.
Ronnie Corbett achieved such fame as one of the Two Ronnies that his solo career was often eclipsed. But his status as a national treasure and a much-loved household name was as much down to his own talent as that of his comedy partner. Brian Slade looks back on a remarkable career.
Jimmy Edwards series of one-off sitcoms that introduced a minor supporting character actor who would go on to become 'the guv'nor' of British comedy...Ronnie Barker.
It's the mid-1930s and MP Winston Churchill (Albert Finney), once the most dynamic Member of Parliament, finds both his public and private life in turmoil in this award winning co-produced UK & US drama.