1972 Two Ronnies musical number 'Liz & Dick' script
Rare second series SIGNED script from 42 years ago. The Two Ronnies dressed as Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor accompanied by an all-male Welsh choir for the big musical finale.
Rare second series script broadcast on the BBC on the 23rd September 1972 written by Bryan Blackburn.
This sketch was the big musical number at the end of Series 2 Episode 2. The Two Ronnies dressed as Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor accompanied by an all-male Welsh choir for the final musical number.
This is John Owens personal 7 page production script.
John Owens was the only other actor to appear in the sketch along side The Two Ronnies playing the part of the 'Druid' presenting Richard Burton & Elizabeth Taylor (Barker and Corbett)to the audience.
John first worked with Ronnie Barker on the Frost Report in 1970 and went on to appear in every series of the Two Ronnnies apart from one.
Among his various roles John was 'The Phantom Raspberry Blower of old London Town'.
To accompany this sale John has written a very interesting 2 page letter that talks fondly of his experiences on The Two Ronnies up to 1987 and his part in the iconic 'Fork handles' sketch. A copy of this letter will be provided with this script.
This 7 page script has been personally signed by John on the front page and is John's own 'one a kind' personal copy.
Condition of this item is excellent. It shows signs of age and has minor creasing. A small pencil marking is made above one of Owens lines, changing the word Pontrhydyfen.
This sale will include :
The full 7 page script
A copy of John Owens 2 page letter
A Certificate of Authenticity
In our opinion this piece would look fantastic framed as 7 individual pages. Details of archival framing options on request.
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