Ronnie Corbett heading back to BBC for Christmas Day sketch show The One Ronnie
80-year-old Ronnie Corbett is set to head back to the big screen to star in a BBC One sketch show this coming Christmas Day.
Almost sixty years after first appearing on British TV, Corbett is returning with a show titled The One Ronnie, which is named in reference to his late comedy partner Ronnie Barker.
Corbett is set to be accompanied in The One Ronnie by a host of contemporary stars including Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Harry Enfield, Miranda Hart and Rob Brydon.
Speaking to The Telegraph about the show, Corbett said: “There are some sketches that feel a little bit like there’s an absence because it’s very difficult to replace Ron.
“You forget how implicit the timing I had with Ron was. And in those days, after all the years we did it together, we were so comfortable. He’s always present in my thoughts.”
Alongside the sketch show featuring Corbett, BBC Two is set to run a night of tribute shows to the long-serving comedian on Thursday 23rd December titled ‘Being Ronnie Corbett’, which will include a selection of sketches from The Two Ronnies, and a repeat showing of The Two Ronnies Christmas Special 1984.
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