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]
Five times comedy legend Ken Dodd made us laugh - video
The entertainer Sir Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones. Dodd died on Sunday in the house in which he was born, in the Liverpool suburb of Knotty Ash. His publicist, Robert Holmes, said the comic was 'one of the last music hall... [Read More]
Five times comedy legend Ken Dodd made us laugh – video
The entertainer Sir Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones. Dodd died on Sunday in the house in which he was born, in the Liverpool suburb of Knotty Ash. His publicist, Robert Holmes, said the comic was ‘one of the last musi... [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]
Iain Stirling: ‘I still haven’t forgiven David Beckham for my curtains'
The standup, writer and television presenter on the things that make him laugh the mostPatton Oswalt’s latest Netflix show is as good as standup gets. He talks about losing his wife and the challenge of telling his daughter her mum had passed. It’s beautifully dealt with and so funny. Co... [Read More]