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The Two Ronnies


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Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett
The two Ronnies are back with a crackerful of jokes in the gift-wrapped first show of a new series.
Plus all the news that's fit to laugh at, and Little Big Shot
- a searing tale set in Chicago in the 1920s when men were men and Ronald Reagan was just an OAP. With their special guest Phil Collins
Also appearing: Janet Mahoney Elizabeth Anson John Blythe
Howard Lew Lewis Paul McDowell
Gerrie Raymond
Script associate Ian Davidson Written by Bryan Blackburn
Robert A. Gray Colin Pearson David Renwick Laurie Rowley Gerald Wiley
Choreographer Jeff Thacker Musical director Ronnie Hazlehurst
Sound Michael McCarthy Lighting Warwick Fielding Designer James Grant
Producer Michael Hurll
Director Marcus Mortimer
Record: The Very Best of Me and the Very Best of Him, REC/ZCM 514;
Video: The Best of the Two Ronnies, BBCV/BBCB 7017, available from retailers.


Star/ Comedian: Ronnie Barker
Star/ Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Musical Guest: Phil Collins
Guest: Janet Mahoney
Guest: Elizabeth Anson
Guest: John Blythe
Guest: Howard Lew Lewis
Guest: Paul McDowell
Guest: Gerrie Raymond
Script Associate: Ian Davidson
Writer: Bryan Blackburn
Writer: Robert A. Gray
Writer: Colin Pearson
Writer: David Renwick
Writer: Laurie Rowley
Writer: Gerald Wiley
Choreographer: Jeff Thacker
Musical Director: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: James Grant
Producer: Michael Hurll
Director: Marcus Mortimer

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