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Thursday 31 March 2016

Ronnie Corbett dies, aged 85

In news just in, Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show 'The Two Ronnies', has died aged 85.

In a story on the BBC site, 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." 
Corbett was one of the UK's best-loved comedians - along with Ronnie Barker, their double act was one of the most successful of the 1970s and '80s.
The entertainer had been suffering from ill-health for some time and had been in hospital in 2014 with gall bladder problems.

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