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On this Day 1981: Ronnie Corbett sent to Coventry

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On this Day 1981: Ronnie Corbett sent to Coventry

OTD, January 12th 1981…

ATV Today reported on actor and comedian Ronnie Corbett performing in the Midlands.

Lynda Berry spoke with Scottish funnyman Ronnie Corbett, who was in the Midlands to appear at the Coventry Theatre with Ronnie Barker. Corbett chatted to Berry at Walton Hall Hotel at Wellesbourne which was owned by his friend Danny La Rue. In this footage, Ronnie discusses his work with both Danny La Rue and Ronnie Barker and how he was spotted performing in a club by David Frost. He also talks about how he puts together his solo spots for the BBC One sketch show, The Two Ronnies which ran from 1971 to 1987.

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