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Conedians Ronnie Barker (left) and Ronnie Corbett with their awards at the Savoy Hotel in London where they were named 1980 Show Business Personalities of the Year by the Variety Club of Great Britian. *They won the awards jointly for their long running BBC TV comedy series "The Two Ronnies." 15/02/04: The Two Ronnies are set to return to the nation's screens after a 17-year absence, the BBC confirmed, now 74, and his comedy partner Corbett, 73, enjoyed huge success in the 1970s and 80s, attracting 17 million viewers at their peak. After teaming up again for a Bafta tribute show for Barker, screened last week, the pair approached BBC1 Controller Lorraine Heggesey about resuming their double act.
A gnome keeps his nose just above the floodwater, Wednesday October 12, 2005, at Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Torrential rain has caused flooding chaos throughout Britain with emergency services stretched to the limit. The prolonged downpours that hit most of the country yesterday are continuing overnight, affecting hundreds of homes and forcing the closure of many roads. Among the worst hit areas are south-west Scotland, west Wales and Cumbria. See PA Story WEATHER Floods. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Photo credit should read: David Cheskin/PA.
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Guild of Television Awards - Dorchester Hotel, London
Four of the winners at the Guild of Television Producers and Directors 1966 merit awards at the Dorchester Hotel in London. (l-r) Editor Derrick Amoore, who heads the production team of 24 hours, collectively given the Factual award, Margery Baker, who received the Adult Education award for her work on The Grammar of Cookery, John Bird, named Light Entertainment Personality, and Warren Mitchell, who received the actor's award for his work in the TV comedy series Till Death Us Do Part and a number of other programmes.
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