Ronnie Barker(1929-2005), Actor and comedian
Ronald William George ('Ronnie') Barker
Sitter in 1 portrait
The Two Ronnies was one of the most successful British television comedy shows, running from 1971 until 1987. It starred comedians Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett. As well as sketches, the programme is remembered for rambling monologues delivered by Corbett who, from 1981 also starred in the sitcom Sorry!. Barker, a prolific writer and performer, wrote much of the material for The Two Ronnies. He also starred in the popular sitcoms Porridge and Open All Hours. This caricature was made for the Radio Times.
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