The Two Ronnies and Maid Of Orleans

5 01 2011

I keep finding all sorts of old favourite things on YouTube. Here’s a couple of videos of sketches by The Two Ronnies (Ronnie Corbett and the late Ronnie Barker) in 1977:

Is it juvenile of me to admit that I always laugh at the ending of the ice cream parlour sketch?

It’s been nearly thirty years since Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark’s “Maid Of Orleans” was released – I loved it then, and I love it now.

Those closing chords are wonderful.




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