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The Prince of Denmark 

Ronnie Corbett finds himself a publican when screen wife Rosemary Leach inherits "The Prince of Denmark".






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Series cast summary:
Ronnie Corbett ...  Ronnie 6 episodes, 1974
Rosemary Leach ...  Laura 6 episodes, 1974
David Warwick David Warwick ...  Steve 6 episodes, 1974
Michael Nightingale Michael Nightingale ...  Crossword man / ... 5 episodes, 1974
Tim Barrett Tim Barrett ...  Blackburn 4 episodes, 1974
Declan Mulholland Declan Mulholland ...  Danny / ... 3 episodes, 1974
Penny Irving ...  Polly 3 episodes, 1974


Ronnie Corbett finds himself a publican when screen wife Rosemary Leach inherits "The Prince of Denmark".

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10 April 1974 (UK) See more »

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(6 episodes)


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The Prince of Denmark was a sequel to Corbett and Leach's BBC series Now Look Here. They had worked together on LWT's No, That's Me Over Here, also written by Graham Chapman and Barry Cryer, but playing different characters. See more »


Follows Now Look Here (1971) See more »

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Generally awful despite the star power of the writers and cast.
4 December 2018 | by khunkrumarkSee all my reviews

1974 comedy about an enthusiastic accountant who thinks he can run a pub.

With the pedigree of Graham Chapman and Barry Cryer as the writers and with Ronnie Corbett and Rosemary leach in the starring roles, you'd think this would have been a great series and a hit, too. It was neither.

Chapman and Cryer fall way short here with the uninspired story of the energetic but inept 'fish out of water' premise. The spiral into infantile slapstick is better suited to Christmas pantomime than mainstream TV. The usually reliable Corbett can normally raise the 'watch-ability' of everything he's in, but not this time. Both he and Leach descend into wild overacting which even kids wouldn't fall for.

Some recognizable faces and a few notable cameos (including Geoffrey Palmer) make this six-parter slightly more bearable.

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