The Bargee

The Bargee, 1964 The Bargee is a British comedy film.Released in 1964 the film included amongst it's credits the coming together of a team that had all worked together before: Harry H. Corbett, Duncan Wood...

The Two Ronnies In Australia

The Two Ronnies In Australia, 1979 The Two Ronnies was not just a huge success in the UK it was also popular in Australia.  The series was regularly screened in the country on ABC Television and was repeated s...

The Two Ronnies

The Two Ronnies, 1971 Perhaps one of television’s most loved Saturday night shows, The Two Ronnies ran for a staggering 98 episodes over 12 series.First appearing in that now famous sketch about class with...

Ronnie Barker – Seven Of One

Seven Of One - 1973 Seven Of One was a series made by Ronnie Barker in 1973.  It was effectively a series of possible sitcom pilot episodes.  It was a similar idea to a series Barker had done two years earlier...

His Lordship Entertains

His Lordship Entertains, 1972 His Lordship Entertains was the second outing for Ronnie Barker's Lord Rustless character, who we had first seen three years earlier in  Hark at Barker.As well as getting a wh...

 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 grocerA 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.  ...