In pictures: Remembering Ronnie Corbett

Ronnie Corbett has died, age 85. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Ronnie Corbett has died, age 85. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

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Scottish entertainer Ronnie Corbett has passed away, aged 85.

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.

Ronnie Corbett in the famous chair from The Two Ronnies.

Ronnie Corbett in the famous chair from The Two Ronnies.

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 a scene from 'Sorry'.

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.

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 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 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 an outsize bunnet during the Jimmy Tarbuck Pro-Am golf tournament at Dalmahoy, July 1977.

Ronnie Corbett in 1977

Ronnie Corbett in 1977

Ronnie paying a visit to Prestonfield Golf Club Picture: Rob McDougall

Ronnie paying a visit to Prestonfield Golf Club Picture: Rob McDougall

Ronnie Corbett in a visit to the now closed Oasis Cafe

Ronnie Corbett in a visit to the now closed Oasis Cafe

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