New Year Honours 2017, See Ken Dodd And Patricia Routledge Honoured

How Tickled He Is

As we head into 2017, veteran comic: Ken Dodd has been knighted at the age of 89 for services to entertainment and charity.

 

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Hyacinth Would Be So Proud

Also in the 2017 honours, actress Patricia Routledge has been made a Dame for services to theatre and charity.

She is perhaps best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the TV sitcom Keeping Up Appearances but has had a prolific career in theatre in the UK and on Broadway.

She said she was “very surprised indeed but very pleased that the Honour pertains to theatre”.

 

 

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