Fact: British comedy legend RONNIE CORBETT's daughter Sophie has paid tribute to her funnyman father by naming her boutique store The Four Candles after the iconic sketch by Corbett and his late co-star RONNIE BARKER. The store, based in Brighton, England, sells clothes, jewellery, bags and furniture.
Fact: A statue of late British comedian RONNIE BARKER was unveiled in Aylesbury, England on Thursday (30Sep10). The life-sized bronze tribute was placed in the town where the funnyman played his first show more than 60 years ago and was revealed in front of his widow Joy, as well as his long term collaborator RONNIE CORBETT and OPEN ALL HOURS co-star Sir David Jason.
Fact: Lost footage of British comedy legends Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and RONNIE CORBETT has been found on 30 reels in a garage in London. Two of the movies, owned by former Adelphi Films boss ARTHUR DENT, have been restored and will be shown at the British Film Institute in the city next month (Jul09).
Quote: <p>"I'm the only citizen in the UK with a full-length photo on their passport." Vertically-challenged British comic RONNIE CORBETT celebrates the unique benefits of being short. </p>