Ronnie Barker

The Latest Classic Sitcom To Be Revived Is... Porridge!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Classic BBC sitcom 'Porridge' is set to return to our screens, but with a thoroughly modern makeover. The original show centred around the cloiste...

Why the Funniest Comedians Die First

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

A study about to be published in the 'International Journal of Cardiology' has found that the funniest comedians suffer dramatically reduced longevity, compared to their relatively less funny counterparts.

WATCH: 10 Classic Spoonersims - And One Classic Spoonerism Sketch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Comedy

The Reverend William Spooner - warden of New College, Oxford, and 'inventor' of the spoonerism - passed away on this day in 1930. So we think it's ...

Ronnie Barker's Son Admits To Child Porn Charges

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

The son of comedian Ronnie Barker, who spent eight years on the run, has admitted possession of child pornography. Adam Barker, 44, was arrested in...

Adam Barker, Son Of Ronnie, Arrested On Child Porn Charges

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK

Adam Barker, the son of actor Ronnie Barker, has been charged with making indecent images of children, after eight years on the run, sources said. ...

Ronnie Barker 'Improvement' Of Edward Lear To Sell Big At Auction

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home

A book of Edward Lear's limericks that comedian Ronnie Barker changed to make funnier is tipped to sell for around £1,500 at auction. The much lov...

Ronnie Remembers Loved Ones As He Collects CBE

PA | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Ronnie Corbett spoke of his delight at receiving the CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today. The veteran comic admired his medal - ...

Ronnie Corbett Labels Modern Comedians 'Gross'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

Ronnie Corbett has blasted modern day comedians' jokes as “gross” and overly reliant on toilet humour. The 80-year-old TV star, and one part of...