In pictures: Remembering Ronnie Corbett

Scottish entertainer Ronnie Corbett has passed away, aged 85.

Thursday, 31st March 2016, 12:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st March 2016, 12:27 pm
Ronnie promting his book Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Best known for his role in The Two Ronnies, the BBC comedy sketch show became one of the most loved shows of the 20th century.

His publicist said: “Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation’s best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his loving family.

“They have asked that their privacy is respected at this very sad time.”

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Ronnie Corbett in the famous chair from The Two Ronnies.
Ronnie Corbett in a scene from 'Sorry'.
Performing in Panto in Cinderella at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh. Ronnie Corbett and Stanley Baxter as the Ugly Sisters.
Ronnie Corbett photographed with his wife Anne Corbett and their daughter Emma Corbett
Ronnie cooking in the kitchen of his home in December 1967. At the time he was appearing in pantomime in Cinderella at King's Theatre in Edinburgh.
Ronnie Corbett in an outsize bunnet during the Jimmy Tarbuck Pro-Am golf tournament at Dalmahoy, July 1977.
Ronnie Corbett in 1977
Ronnie paying a visit to Prestonfield Golf Club Picture: Rob McDougall
Ronnie Corbett in a visit to the now closed Oasis Cafe
Ronnie's book was about himself and Ronnie Barker Picture: Phil Wilkinson
Ronnie recieved an honorary degree from Queen Margaret University in recognition of his contirution to televition, theatre arts and public service
Ronnie Corbett in the famous chair from The Two Ronnies.
Ronnie Corbett in a scene from 'Sorry'.
Performing in Panto in Cinderella at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh. Ronnie Corbett and Stanley Baxter as the Ugly Sisters.
Ronnie Corbett photographed with his wife Anne Corbett and their daughter Emma Corbett
Ronnie cooking in the kitchen of his home in December 1967. At the time he was appearing in pantomime in Cinderella at King's Theatre in Edinburgh.
Ronnie Corbett in an outsize bunnet during the Jimmy Tarbuck Pro-Am golf tournament at Dalmahoy, July 1977.
Ronnie Corbett in 1977
Ronnie paying a visit to Prestonfield Golf Club Picture: Rob McDougall
Ronnie Corbett in a visit to the now closed Oasis Cafe
Ronnie's book was about himself and Ronnie Barker Picture: Phil Wilkinson
Ronnie recieved an honorary degree from Queen Margaret University in recognition of his contirution to televition, theatre arts and public service