"Ronnie Barker will be numbered amongst a select band of comedy greats who shaped British comedy in the 20th century."
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
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.
"It's Friday, it's five o'clock, yes it's Crackerjack!" From 1955 and for almost 40 years the BBC bought us children's entertainment in front of a live theatre audience. For many, Crackerjack is remembered with great nostalgia and even greater affection and is very firmly placed in the annals of television history.
First starring vehicle for Ronnie Corbett who plays a little man (of course) with big ambitions.
Ronnie Corbett as a bachelor who fails to break the ties with his domineering and emotionally manipulative mother, even after he marries
Timothy Lumsden leads a dull life - he works in a public library and lives at home with his domineering mother and self-effacing father. Timothy Lumsden is sorry...
British comedy sketch and light entertainment series.