'Non-stop gagster and comedy scientist': Paul O’Grady, Alan Davies and Frank Cottrell Boyce on Ken Dodd
Paul O’Grady’s family cheered him outside court. Alan Davies couldn’t get a word in over lunch. And he got Frank Cottrell Boyce by the chuckle muscle. Stars remember the brilliantly bizarre comedianIf Doddy was doing a show in Liverpool, it was always packed out. He had a fabulous ... [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]
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 at 90: the rib-tickling genius is still crazy after all these years
With a gag for every occasion, the tattyfilarious comic clocks up 50,000 miles a year performing his epic standup shows. He talks about stage fright, playing Yorick for ‘Sir Kenneth All-Bran’ and taking on the audience like a gladiatorIs theatre the best rejuvenating pill on the market? ... [Read More]
Young comics compete for title of Stand Out Young Comedian of the Year 2010 in Liverpool
TEENAGE comics from Liverpool and Glasgow gathered at St George’s Hall to compete for the title of Young Comedian of the Year 2010. Eleven finalists took to the stage in the historic building’s beautiful concert hall for The Comedy Trust Stand Out event. [Read More]