Ken Dodd, the man from Mirthy-side: a career in clips
From the Diddymen to dissecting northern humour, the Liverpudlian’s sense of absurdity never deserted him Related: Ken Dodd: last of the music-hall maestros Ken Dodd discussing northern humour on Late Night Line-Up in 1965 pic.twitter.com/qMYkbjGpbz Continue reading...... [Read More]
Tickling sticks laid in tribute at Ken Dodd's Liverpool home
Fans remember comedy legend who ‘broke the mould’ at house where he was born and died A pile of flowers and feather dusters – or “tickling sticks” – has begun to grow outside the 18th-century house in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, where the comedian Ken Dodd was born and... [Read More]
Ken Dodd: last of the music-hall maestros
The veteran’s linguistic prowess, outlandish appearance and musical smarts could tickle any audience into a state of collective ecstasyThe death of Ken Dodd not only leaves the nation a sadder place, it also feels like the end of an era. Doddy, as everyone in the business called him, was the l... [Read More]
Ken Dodd: last of the music-hall maestros
The veteran’s linguistic prowess, outlandish appearance and musical smarts could tickle any audience into a state of collective ecstasyThe death of Ken Dodd not only leaves the nation a sadder place, it also feels like the end of an era. Doddy, as everyone in the business called him, was the l... [Read More]
Sir Ken Dodd obituary
Comedian with an endless desire to make people laugh known for his tickling sticks, Diddymen and marathon stage performancesThe last great “front-cloth” comic of our times, and the last standing true vaudevillian, Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90, was even more than that – a force of... [Read More]
Sir Ken Dodd obituary
Comedian with an endless desire to make people laugh known for his tickling sticks, Diddymen and marathon stage performancesThe last great “front-cloth” comic of our times, and the last standing true vaudevillian, Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90, was even more than that – a force of... [Read More]
Sir Ken Dodd, legend of comedy, dies aged 90
His wife of two days, Anne Jones, says the Liverpudlian comic ‘lived to perfect his art’Michael Billington on Ken Dodd: last of the music-hall maestrosTributes have been paid to Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90 just two days after marrying his long-term partner.The entertainer died on ... [Read More]
Sir Ken Dodd, legend of comedy, dies aged 90
His wife of two days, Anne Jones, says the Liverpudlian comic ‘lived to perfect his art’Michael Billington on Ken Dodd: last of the music-hall maestrosTributes have been paid to Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90 just two days after marrying his long-term partner.The entertainer died on ... [Read More]
Ken Dodd: farewell to the tattifilarious marathon man of comedy
Dodd, who has died aged 90, was a force of nature – a cheeky master of the one-liner who spread happiness in shows that lasted until the small hoursKen Dodd, who has died aged 90, was quite simply a master at making people happy. His shtick – childlike, cheeky, saucy; anarchic and egalit... [Read More]
Ken Dodd: farewell to the tattifilarious marathon man of comedy
Dodd, who has died aged 90, was a force of nature – a cheeky master of the one-liner who spread happiness in shows that lasted until the small hoursKen Dodd, who has died aged 90, was quite simply a master at making people happy. His shtick – childlike, cheeky, saucy; anarchic and egalit... [Read More]