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Postby steptoe and son scrap » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:07 am

On The Buses writer Ronnie Wolfe dies

The comedy ran for four series in the 1970s
Ronnie Wolfe, the writer of television sitcom On The Buses, has died after hitting his head in a fall, his son-in-law said.

... Mr Wolfe, 89, died on Sunday, three days after he fell down the stairs at a respite home in London.

The comedy show was first broadcast from 1969 to 1973 on LWT and ran for four series.

Arif Hussein, the husband of Mr Wolfe's daughter Kathryn, said his father-in-law was "absolutely wonderful".

"He was the kind of father-in-law most people dream about, absolutely.

"Most people talk about their in-laws as people who are interfering, but to me my in-laws were a dream.

"Ronnie was from day one, he was absolutely wonderful."

On the Buses was set in a bus depot, and was initially rejected by the BBC before finding a home at LWT and becoming hugely popular.

Its stars included Reg Varney, who played driver Stan Butler, and Stephen Lewis as Inspector Cyril "Blakey" Blake.

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Re: Rip ronnie wolfe

Postby nunky » Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:08 pm

Sad news. Always liked On The Buses. RIP.
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Re: Rip ronnie wolfe

Postby BLAKESCREWE » Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:27 pm

RIP! sad news. :cry:
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Re: Rip ronnie wolfe

Postby Archie » Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:17 pm

Yes sad news I loved OTB :(
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