A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ronnie Corbett CBE will be held at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Wednesday 7th June 2017.
Ronnie Corbett was born in Edinburgh and had a 60-year career as an actor and entertainer. He appeared most notably in The Frost Report (1966-67) and The Two Ronnies (1971-87) with Ronnie Barker, regularly drawing audiences of up to 22 million. He also had a successful solo career, including the BBC sitcom Sorry! and regular appearances in film and theatre. He died in March last year at the age of 85.
The Abbey is working with Ronnie Corbett’s family and the BBC in planning the service.
Members of the public may apply to attend the service, and can request up to 2 tickets each. Tickets are free.