A Home Of Your Own

 A Home Of Your Own, 1964 Long before The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker was making us laugh in this Black and White comedy film from 1965. It would be hard to believe that the film was not inspired by the succe...
rronnie barker stars in the saucy short silent film futtocks end

Futtock’s End

Futtock's End - 1970 The late great Ronnie Barker stars in Futtock's End, a short (40min), silent,  colour film.  The exact date seems to jump about a bit product catalogues indicate 1969 where research shows ...

Open All Hours

Open All Hours, 1976 It's the one with the Nurse and a grasping grocer A true classic sitcom.  Starting out  as the opening episode of the Seven Of One series in 1973, Open All Hours ran for twenty six epis...

Going Straight – 1978

Fletch Is Out Of Prison And Going Straight Direct spin-off from Porridge and sadly often forgotten, Going Straight ran for only six episodes in 1978. Although not as well received as Porridge the show did w...

Lines From My Grandfather’s Forehead

Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead, 1971 Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead was a radio comedy sketch show from Ronnie Barker.  First broadcast in 1971 the show ran for two series of eight episodes each.  ...

The Picnic

The Picnic, 1976 The first of two short films from The Two Ronnies.  Unlike the lavish dialog used in the TV series "The Picnic" is silent, relying instead on visual gags, various sound effects and a musical s...

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...