Ken Dodd

News: Ken Dodd's Gravestone Vandalised

Ken Dodd and Cilla Black's graves have been vandalised.

Reports say the headstones were damaged and written on in Allerton Cemetery in Liverpool.

Cilla Black's headstone were repaired in situ but Dodd's has had to be temporarily removed.


News: Ken Dodd Doc For Christmas

Update: To be broadcast on BBC Two, 9pm, Wednesday 26th December 2018


News: BBC To Make Major Ken Dodd Tribute

Update: This will go out on BBC Two, 9pm, Wednesday 26th December 2018

BBC Two is to make a special documentary celebrating the life of comedy legend, entertainment icon and British national treasure Sir Ken Dodd.


News: Ken Dodd's Funeral Takes Place

Ken Dodd's funeral has taken place in Liverpool. 

Fans paid their final respects to the comedian on the route fom his home in Knotty Ash to Livepool Cathedral. A floral Diddyman was propped up next to the coffin.

Dodd died at the age of 90 earlier this month.

Ricky Tomlinson, Stephanie Cole, Miriam Margolyes, Jimmy Tarbuck, Stan Boardman and Jimmy Cricket were among those in attendance.


News: Tributes Flood In For Ken Dodd

Tributes have been flooding in for Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90.

The legendary Liverpool comedian had recently spent a period in hospital for a chest infection but had been back home and had been talking about performing again.


News: Ken Dodd On The Mend

Ken Dodd has told the Liverpool Echo that: “I have been to a very dark place,“ but that "I will get out and come into the sunshine.”

The 90-year-old entertainer was speaking from his hospital bed in the Liverpool Heart And Chect Hospital where he has been for the last two weeks with a severe chest infection.


News: Vote For Your All-Time Favourite Northern Comedian

An online poll has opened to find the favourite northern comic of all time.

Among the contenders are Victoria Wood, Peter Kay, Les Dawson, Ken Dodd and George Formby, but you can vote for anyone who is eligible here.

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