Ronnie Corbett stylish pop art print.
Starting in 1971, it’s “The Two Ronnies” that Barker is perhaps most fondly remembered for. The inspired pairing of Barker and Corbett produced one of the longest-running comedy partnerships on British television.
“The Two Ronnies” ran from 1971 until 1987 and welcomed many guest actors over the years including Diana Dors, Kate O’Mara, John Cleese, Joan Sims, Joanna Lumley, David Prowse, to name a few, and created some of the most memorable comedy sketches in British TV history.
To have one hit long-running TV show is a major accomplishment but alongside “The Two Ronnies”, Ronnie Corbett also had success as Timothy Lumsden in the sit-com “Sorry!” and in “No, That’s Me Over Here!”.
First paired with Ronnie Barker on “The Frost Report”, it was on the same show that he worked alongside John Cleese. Corbett’s many TV credits include “The Saint” with Roger Moore, “The Vise” with Christopher Lee, “Alice Through The Looking Box” with Dora Bryan, and “It’s Tarbuck” with Amanda Barrie.
Corbett’s first film appearance was in the 1952 film “You’re Only Young Twice” along with Charles Hawtrey, Ronnie went on to appear in the films “After The Ball” with Laurence Harvey, “Mad Little Island” with Gordon Jackson, “The Rise & Rise of Michael Rimmer” with Valerie Leon, John Cleese & Dennis Price, “No Sex Please: We’re British” with Valerie Leon & Beryl Reid, as well as the star-studded James Bond pastiche “Casino Royale” with Peter Sellers, Orson Welles, Bernard Cribbins, and David Prowse.
In 1970, Ronnie Barker starred in the film “Some Will, Some Won’t” along with Barbara Murray, Dennis Price and Stephen Lewis. The film was a remake of the film “Laughter In Paradise” which starred Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell, and Audrey Hepburn‘s first brief film appearance as a cigarette girl.
Opening in cinemas from the 20th of September 1970 onwards, “Some Will, Some Won’t” sees family members endeavouring to meet the terms of a will in order to get their hands on an inheritance.
Art & Hue had the pleasure to delve into the archives for the film “Some Will, Some Won’t” to create this stylish pop art print of Ronnie Corbett, available in three sizes and 19 colours.
Ronnie Corbett Pop Art
Available in A4, A3, and A2 sizes to fit standard-size picture frames. Please note that black frame is not included – for a guide on choosing a frame size take a look here.
An official collaboration with Studiocanal, this print is part of the Funny Men collection of stylish pop art prints inspired by classic British comedians and comic actors, featuring Art & Hue’s signature halftone style (halftone is an age-old technique that uses dots to make up the printed image, similar to newspapers or comic books).
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