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Ronnie Corbett, Rest In Peace

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Vince_Ulam, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

  2. eggyspice

    eggyspice Occasional commenter

    Really? My son was just talking to Michael Bentine the other day. Still alive and well. Sorry for any spelling errors!
  3. Nanook_rubs_it

    Nanook_rubs_it Star commenter

    '...and goodbye from him.'

    Another icon gone.
    Lara mfl 05 likes this.
  4. stupot101

    stupot101 Established commenter

  5. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

  6. Jesmond12

    Jesmond12 Star commenter

    A lovely, lovely man who was great entertainment. RIP.
    Middlemarch likes this.
  7. mandala1

    mandala1 Occasional commenter

    Fantastic comedian and great entertainer. Irritated with Bruce Forsyth though - 'this is the saddest day of my life' - seriously???
  8. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    Just listened to Bruce Forsyth speaking about it and what he actually said was that it was "one of the saddest days of my life". That seems fair enough when speaking about a friend.
    grumpydogwoman likes this.
  9. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    I didn't hear what Bruce Forsyth said, but I should imagine that it would be a very sad day for him, as another of his generation goes.
  10. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

  11. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    A tribute to Ronnie Corbett by great artist Will McPhail:

  12. onmyknees

    onmyknees Established commenter

    The Two Ronnies gave us what has become a rarity now in that they wrote and performed good,clean, clever fun. I was lucky to have grown up watching such talent on TV.
    bonkers 704 and grumpydogwoman like this.
  13. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I was a bit sniffy about them at the time. Fancied myself as a bit more radical. But they made me laugh even when I thought it probably wasn't the cool thing to do.

    Laugh a lot!
    Vince_Ulam likes this.
  14. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    A wee man with big talent. The world needs more good comedians of his type rather tan the half baked ones of today. RIP
  15. mandylifeboats

    mandylifeboats Occasional commenter

    Read the funniest quotes on the BBC news page. Not all belly-busters but some real gems! RIP.
    rachelpaula008 likes this.
  16. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    If he's been good his shade will be playing St Andrews, otherwise he will be paying extra for Wentworth.
  17. annie2010

    annie2010 Occasional commenter

    A genuinely funny man- fond memories of The Two Ronnies and Sorry.
  18. Jesmond12

    Jesmond12 Star commenter

    Such as that idiot who was with Helen Skelton on the BBCs boat race coverage.
  19. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    BBC commissioning editors have a bizarre, even perverse reference for modern self-styled comedians. Not that the boat race is worth covering. Loads of posh boys pretending to be athletes.
  20. cosmosinfrance

    cosmosinfrance Star commenter

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