Ronnie Corbett

Time For 2017

Dr Diahanne Rhiney | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK
Dr Diahanne Rhiney

I believe that despite all the imbalance around us, we need to position ourselves in a steady spot and remember that, as human beings, we have endured and overcome so many things. As tough as it may seem now, we will survive Trump and Brexit too.

My Funeral Playlist

Rachel Braier | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Braier

If 2016 is to have an overarching theme, I think many of us would agree that it is death. Not only was it the year that our membership of the EU met...

Celebrity Deaths 2016: The Showbiz Stars We Lost Too Soon

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

We’ve said goodbye to some of our most loved stars this year. There were big losses from the music world including legends David Bowie, Prince, Leo...

Showbiz Greats Turn Out To Pay Their Respects To Ronnie Corbett

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sir Michael Parkinson and comedian Jimmy Tarbuck were among the stars who turned out to pay their respects to Ronnie Corbett at his funeral on Monday ...

Ronnie's Widow 'Taken To Hospital Ahead Of Comedian's Funeral'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ronnie Corbett's widow Anne has suffered a health scare, ahead of today's funeral service for the beloved comedian. Anne was taken to a hospital near...

Robbie Williams Pays Tribute To Ronnie Corbett With New Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Robbie Williams has paid tribute to Ronnie Corbett in his own special way, with a tattoo honouring the late comedian. The ‘Rock DJ’ singer is famo...

Ronnie Corbett's Wife Reveals Star's 'Courageous' Health Battle

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ronnie Corbett had been battling motor neurone disease for over a year, his wife has revealed. The TV legend died on Thursday surrounded by his family...

The Comedy World Pays Tribute To Ronnie Corbett

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Tributes are flooding in for legendary British comedian Ronnie Corbett, following his death at the age of 85. During his lengthy career, as part of do...

Ronnie Corbett's Life In Pictures

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

The entertainment world is mourning another sad loss, following the news that Ronnie Corbett has died at the age of 85. The TV legend died surrounded ...

'Fork Handles' And Ronnie's Other Best Clips

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

With the very sad news of Ronnie Corbett's death today, we've been remembering one of the country's most beloved comedians, and quoting again some of ...

Ronnie Corbett Dies, Aged 85

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ronnie Corbett has died, at the age of 85. The sad news was confirmed by Ronnie's publicist on Thursday (31 March) morning, in a statement which read...

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.

You've Helped Create a Rapist's Almanac: An Open Letter to Those Who Brought Dapper Laughs to TV

Lee Kern | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Lee Kern

Anyone who has seen the online videos of Dapper Laughs - real name Daniel O'Reilly - will be au fait with the misplaced pride in idiocy and the triumphant doltishness of this arch dunce. His act is a woeful, misogynistic celebration of banter-based cretinism that is sadly having a renaissance among the unenlightened, the confused, the intellectually frightened and the simpleton.

Ronnie Corbett 'Not Retiring', According To Wife

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The wife of Ronnie Corbett has denied stories that he is to retire from show business. It was reported that the 83-year-old comedian would be quitt...

Ronnie Corbett 'Not Retiring'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ronnie Corbett is not retiring, says his wife Anne, following reports that the comedian had quit showbusiness after a health scare....

Nice To See You...

Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sir Bruce Forsyth is set to quit presenting 'Strictly Come Dancing' after the current series according to his friend, Ronnie Corbett. The 85-year-o...

Graham Goes For Chat Show Record

PA | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' winner Louis Smith, comic Ronnie Corbett and supermodel Elle Macpherson are among the guests who will take part in Graham Nort...

Did David Cameron Draw This Chicken?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | Home

Can you tell which of those postcards has been designed by famous artists, sports stars and even the Prime Minister? Postcard-sized artworks by Tra...

Friday 13th: Stories From Today's News Which Prove Today Is Unlucky

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK

Hard-hats at the ready – it’s Friday the 13th. Fear of this date is known as friggatriskaidekaphobia (named after "Frigg", the Norse goddess w...

Ronnie Recovering After Hospitalisation

WENN | Posted 12.06.2012 | Home

Poorly Ronnie Corbett has been struck down with another bout of bad health, which forced him to spend two nights in hospital earlier this week. The...

We Tweeted The Pictures - You Wrote The Captions (PICS)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Another Friday, another week of hilarious picture captions as written by you, dear @HuffPostUKCom Twitter followers. Yes, once again we've been tw...

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's Shock Collapse

WENN | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home

Funnyman Ronnie Corbett kicked off 2012 in a hospital bed after collapsing on New Year's Day as he celebrated his inclusion on the Queen's Honours lis...

Liveblog of the New Year's Honours List 2012

thesophie | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Comedy

As rumoured, Ronnie Corbett gets a CBE for more than five decades work in entertainment. That's a one-up on his late comedy partner. Presumably, Ronnie Barker only got an OBE because he didn't hit the big five-oh. Everyone knows the Queen loves a golden anniversary. At least we'll avoid the 'It's Good Knight From Him' headlines.

New Year's Honours List 2012: Entertainers Honoured

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Helena Bonham Carter and Ronnie Corbett are two of the entertainers honoured in the 2012 New Year's Honours List. Helena Bonham Carter said that s...