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Ronnie Corbett biography

Ronnie Corbett Biographies

Ronnie Corbett biography

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.

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Eric Barker

The Eric Barker Half Hour (1951) Reviews

Eric Barker

"He was a pioneer", wrote Nicholas Parsons, "the first person to do 'topical satire' on television, but as the phrase had not yet been coined, and as the sketches were part of conventional variety shows, he never received the credit he deserved for originality."

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Faces of Jim

Faces of Jim (1961) Reviews

Faces of Jim

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.

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The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm (2002) Reviews

The Gathering Storm

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.

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Richard Beckinsale Biographies

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

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Sorry

Sorry! (1981) Reviews

Sorry

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...

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Crackerjack

Crackerjack (1955) Reviews

Crackerjack

"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.

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Wycliffe

Wycliffe (1994) Reviews

Wycliffe

Quiet, thoughtful and a skilled observer of people, Detective Superintendent Wycliffe leads a team investigating the most serious and challenging of cases

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