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  1. Prisoners to get lessons in Greek and LatinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Daily Mail

    ... - leading to an average increase in reading age of 18 months (Fletcher, the famous Porridge lag, played by Ronnie Barker) During the sessions, they learned how English words often include elements derived from the ancient languages, and then used ...

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  2. Cougars rout Raiders 74-51Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette Josh Embry put in a lay-up during the first quarter against Whitesville last Friday evening. Embry had six points in the Cougars' 74-51 win.

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  3. Comic Actor Gorden Kaye DiesRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | WENN Blog

    ... popular British comedy shows including It Ain't Half Hot Mom, Are You Being Served? and the film version of Ronnie Barker's prison based sitcom Porridge. Kaye also had a small part in Terry Gilliam's acclaimed dystopian satire Brazil. In 1990 he ...

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  4. Actor Gorden Kaye, known as 'Allo 'Allo's Rene Artois, dies at the age of 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Metro

    ... including It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Come Back Mrs Noah, and in 1979 he starred as Dimes in Porridge alongside Ronnie Barker. The unusual spelling of his name came about because of a typing error with the British Actors' Equity Association; he was ...

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  5. PICTURES: Looking back at 68 years of Poole Park's mini railwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... a part in the Two Ronnies' adventure By the Sea, transmitted on Good Friday, 1982. The sequence featured Ronnie Barker crammed into in a tiny railway carriage with a woman as large of frame as him. The standard 2ft wide carriages could not ...

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  6. The BBC treated Only Fools and Horses stars as 'poor relations', claims Del BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Mon dieu! David Jason has just realised that he's been a '42-carat plonker', having been 'done over' by the BBC. He's here today to celebrate the return of Still Open All Hours - the sequel to the comedy in which he first made his name alongside the late Ronnie Barker in the Seventies - following a successful one-off festive special.

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  7. Cougars hold off Raiders 51-48Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette Spencer Sharp took the ball to the hole and was fouled during the early going of the boys' 51-48 win over Whitesville Trinity last Tuesday evening at the Cougar Den. Bailey Logsdon challenged his defender under the glass.

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  8. We remember the stars of film, music and sport who have all died in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | IcNetwork

    ... Glass. The diminutive comic genius had starred as half of sketch show The Two Ronnies - alongside the late Ronnie Barker - which was a staple of Saturday-evening television in the 1970s and 1980s. The popular television agony aunt, who was part of ...

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  9. Little Ronnie to get a BIG Westminster Abbey bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... the King of Comedy. Organised by BBC Television, where Corbett starred for 16 years with his long-time partner Ronnie Barker in the popular comedy series The Two Ronnies, the thanksgiving service will cover every aspect of Corbett's 64-year career ...

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  10. TV Column: Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan, The Choir: Gareth's Best in Britain, Peter VaughanRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Boston Standard

    ... and Meryl Streep. But most of all it will be for Grouty, Slade prison's gangster overlord, rubbing up against Ronnie Barker's Fletcher. Cue repeats of Porridge next week.

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  11. Late Porridge actor Peter Vaughan flawless, says revival's star Kevin BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Porridge actor Kevin Bishop has paid tribute to the "flawless" Peter Vaughan who starred in the sitcom's original run. Kevin was part of the show's one-off revival earlier this year and will return as Nigel "Fletch" Fletcher, the grandson of Ronnie Barker's famous character, Norman Stanley Fletcher, for a full series.

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  12. Game of Thrones and Porridge star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... passed away at approximately 10.30 this morning. Despite being in only three episodes of Porridge alongside Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale, Vaughan made his mark as villain Harry "Grouty" Grout. "I was in just three episodes and, of course, ...

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  13. Peter Vaughan Dies: 'Game of Thrones' Actor was 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | News Max

    ... Friends in the North,'" Matthew Weaver of The Guardian wrote . "But he was best known performing alongside Ronnie Barker in the prison sitcom 'Porridge,' playing Harry Grout, the head of HMP Slade's protection racket. "He only appeared in three ...

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  14. a Game of Thronesa star Peter Vaughan dead at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    ... was as well-connected prisoner Harry 'Grouty' Grout in "Porridge," the beloved British sitcom which starred Ronnie Barker as a wisecracking jail bird. Another notable role came in "Our Friends in the North," in which he played Alzheimer's disease ...

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  15. Veteran British Actor Peter Vaughan Dies At 93Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | WENN Blog

    ... was as well-connected prisoner Harry 'Grouty' Grout in Porridge, the beloved British sitcom which starred Ronnie Barker as a wisecracking jail bird. Another notable role came in Our Friends in the North, in which he played Alzheimer's disease ...

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  16. "Game Of Thrones" star Peter Vaughan dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    ... He died peacefully with his family around him." Despite being in only three episodes of Porridge alongside Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale, Vaughan made his mark as villain Harry "Grouty" Grout. "I was in just three episodes and, of course, the ...

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  17. Peter Vaughan dies aged 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... his family around him." Throughout his 75 year career Peter worked alongside the likes of Frank Sinatra and Ronnie Barker, and had roles in TV shows Citizen Smith , Chancer and Our Friends in the North . However it was his roles as Maester Aemon ...

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  18. Tongue-tiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | BBC News

    ... played Nigel Farage for the BBC and next year he'll tape a new series of Porridge , playing the grandson of Ronnie Barker's original Fletch, after a pilot episode received good reviews. "When I read Once in a Lifetime, there were parts where I ...

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  19. Work starts on major new 1.9 million sports facility on the shores of WindermereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    WORK has started on a major new project to create a 1.9 million sports facility on the shores of Windermere. The development is part of a series of improvements to the National Trust-owned Fell Foot site and was made possible following 500,000 of investment from Sport England.

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  20. Ronnie Corbett's daughter breaks silence on father's courage in final daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... on David Frost's satirical The Frost Report in the mid-1960s that established him. It was also where he met Ronnie Barker. 'Mum was Dad's No 1 but Ronnie B was Dad's soulmate,' says Sophie. 'He never had a cross word with Ronnie B. They truly ...

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