Song of the Day: The Two Ronnies, “Yeomen of the Guard”

British actor and comedian Ronnie Barker was born on this day in 1929. He was teamed with Ronnie Corbett by the BBC in a show called The Two Ronnies, which ran for 12 seasons. At the end of each show, the two of them would dress in costumes and do a musical sketch in the style of British musical theater. This is "Yeomen of the Guard" from season 8. Barker is the taller of the two men wearing glasses; the shorter man with the glasses is Corbett.

11 thoughts on “Song of the Day: The Two Ronnies, “Yeomen of the Guard”

  1. I love the two Ronnies they were a staple of my Saturday evening viewing, we always could try on them for a good laughs and great entertainment, Saturday’s and Christmas 💜


    1. We used to see them late Sunday night and always really enjoyed them. I especially liked the musical finales, always entertaining and hardly ever something you had to send the kids out of the room for. Not that we had any kids, of course…


  2. Hi John – I don’t think I’ve ever seen this … great fun – thanks for sharing with us. I missed their later series as I was travelling. They were icons … cheers Hilary


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