Ronnie Barker – In Profile

Ronnie Barker, 1929 - 2005 Ronnie Barker was one half of legendary comedy duo - The Two Ronnies, but he was more than that, as we will see, he had a long and varied career, much of which is often forgotten abo...

Hark at Barker

Hark at Barker, 1969 Hard to believe this show is fifty years old.  An often overlooked ITV show from the late, great Ronnie Barker.  Hark at Barker ran for fifteen episodes over two series between 1969 and 19...
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The Magnificent Evans

The Magnificent Evans - 1984 "There's no point opening the curtains if there's nothing in the parlour" The Magnificent Evans is largely based on an earlier entry in the Comedy Playhouse series, also from th...
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Porridge Served On The Big Screen

Porridge - The Movie - 1979 Two years after the end of the TV series, Porridge takes it's turn on the big screen. With a script by the original writers and many of the original cast returning this was one o...
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Six Dates With Barker

Six Dates With Barker, 1971 Six Dates With Barker was a series of six one off sitcoms staring Ronnie Barker. First broadcast in 1971 Barker is joined by a host of names from the world of TV both as cast mem...

Porridge – 1974

Porridge - 1974 Following on from the successful pilot 'Prisoner And Escort' Norman Stanley Fletcher returns for a full stretch of Porridge. Ronnie Barker had preferred another of the proposed pilots about ...
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Ronnie Barker in…..

 A Home Of Your Own Here's a couple of early Ronnie Barker classics that often get forgotten about alongside his better known TV work. A Home Of Your Own. Long before The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker was making...