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Ronnie Barker TV Show/Series Credits

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TV Shows featuring Ronnie Barker, listed alphabetically with photos when available. All of the TV programs that had Ronnie Barker in the cast are featured here. Ronnie Barker may have had a prominent role in these shows, but this list also includes shows where Ronnie Barker had a guest starring role or cameo appearance. You can find additional information about these Ronnie Barker shows as well, such as who else starred on the show and who created it.

List ranges from Porridge to Open All Hours, plus much more.

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  • Before The Fringe

    Ronnie Barker, Joan Sims


    Before the Fringe was a BBC television series which ran for two series on BBC2 in 1967. The first series ran for eight episodes between 30 January and 20 March 1967. The second series of six episodes...  more
  • By the Sea

    Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker


    By the Sea, is a 1982 BBC film starring The Two Ronnies, and written by Ronnie Barker under the pseudonyms "Dave Huggett and Larry Keith". The film followed the extended family of "The General",...  more
  • Faces of Jim

    Jimmy Edwards


    Faces of Jim was a black-and-white British comedy television series starring Jimmy Edwards, June Whitfield and Ronnie Barker, with each episode being an individual half-hour sitcom. The first series...  more
  • Clarence

    Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson


    Clarence is a 1988 BBC situation comedy starring Ronnie Barker and Josephine Tewson, written by Ronnie Barker under the pseudonym "Bob Ferris". It was Barker's final sitcom appearance before his...  more
  • Frost on Sunday

    Michael Palin, Ronnie Corbett


    Frost on Sunday is a 1968 comedy, talk show tv program....
  • Going Straight

    Ronnie Barker, Patricia Brake


    Going Straight is a BBC sitcom which was a direct spin-off from Porridge, starring Ronnie Barker as Norman Stanley Fletcher, newly released from the fictional Slade Prison where the earlier series...  more

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  • Hark at Barker

    David Jason, Ronnie Barker


    Hark at Barker was a 1969 British comedy series combining elements of sitcom and sketch show, which starred Ronnie Barker. It was made for the ITV network by LWT. Each show began with a spoof news...  more
  • His Lordship Entertains

    David Jason, Ronnie Barker


    His Lordship Entertains was Ronnie Barker's second sitcom vehicle for his Lord Rustless character, first seen three years earlier in Hark at Barker on ITV. This time though, Rustless had switched...  more
  • Premiered2003

    Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher is a BBC Television comedy docudrama, first shown in 2003, that depicts the later life of Norman Stanley Fletcher, the main character in two earlier...  more
  • Open All Hours

    Ronnie Barker, David Jason

    PremieredFebruary 20, 1976

    Open All Hours is a BBC television sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 and 1985. The programme developed...  more

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  • Porridge

    Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde


    Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film also titled Porridge. Written by Dick Clement and Ian...  more

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  • Seven of One

    Ronnie Barker


    Seven of One is a British comedy series that aired on BBC2 in 1973. Starring Ronnie Barker, 7 of One is a series of seven separate comedies that would serve as possible pilots for sitcoms. Originally...  more
  • Premiered1971

    Six Dates with Barker is a series of six one-off, half hour situation comedies showcasing the talents of Ronnie Barker. All were broadcast by London Weekend Television early in 1971. Writers on the...  more
  • The Frost Report

    John Cleese, Ronnie Corbett


    The Frost Report was a satirical television show hosted by David Frost. It ran for 28 episodes on the BBC from 1966 to 1967. It is notable for introducing John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie...  more
  • The Two Ronnies

    Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett


    The Two Ronnies is a BBC television comedy sketch show created by Bill Cotton for the BBC, which aired on BBC1 from 1971 to 1987. It featured the double act of Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett, the...  more

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  • The Magnificent Evans

    Ronnie Barker, Myfanwy Talog


    The Magnificent Evans is a 1984 BBC situation comedy written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker, Sharon Morgan and Myfanwy Talog....  more
  • The Picnic

    Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker


    The Picnic, is a 1976 BBC film starring The Two Ronnies, and written by Ronnie Barker under the pseudonyms "Dave Huggett and Larry Keith"....  more
  • The Ronnie Barker Playhouse

    Ronnie Barker


    The Ronnie Barker Playhouse was a series of six comedy half hours showcasing the talents of Ronnie Barker. All were broadcast by Associated-Rediffusion in 1968. The series was written by Brian Cooke,...  more
  • The Two Ronnies Sketchbook

    Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker


    The Two Ronnies Sketchbook was a collection of classic sketches from the BBC comedy series The Two Ronnies, with newly filmed introductions by the stars, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett. It was...  more