Ronnie Corbett High Hopes: My Autobiography

ISBN 13: 9781842833070

High Hopes: My Autobiography

9781842833070: High Hopes: My Autobiography
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This is my autobiography, the exciting story of how I, Ronald Corbett, the son of an Edinburgh baker, became convinced that I had to seek my fortune and become an actor, of how I pursued that goal, found fame on television as one of The Two Ronnies, and managed to meet a fabulous cast of extraordinary people along the way.First I ll take you back to my schooldays and reveal the technique I developed for estimating the height of a girl before daring to ask her to dance. Then, for the first time, I ll fearlessly tell of my arrival in London and of my job of night club barman. I ll explain how I first met David Frost, John Clees and Michael Palin, and shamelessly reveal how I once played Othello to Danny La Rue s Desdemona, having just had dinner with Laurence Olivier. And then there was The Two Ronnies, an incredibly successful television show with a man in glasses who, rather spookily, had the same first name as me. You can find out about we tried to avoid becoming a double act, and why it was always goodnight from me and goodnight from him, but never ever goodnight from us. I ll also tell you about the time I was suddenly struck down by a mysterious illness which destroyed my sens

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