Arena: Ken Dodd’s Happiness

Arena: Ken Dodd's Happiness, 2007 Arena was a TV documentary series that has been running on the BBC since 1975.  In 2007 legendary comic Ken Dodd became the subject celebrating reaching 80 years of age and st...

Tribute To Sir Ken Dodd

Tribute To Sir Ken Dodd It three years since we lost Britain's greatest stand up comic: Sir Ken Dodd.  In this post we look back at a remarkable talent doing what he loved best making us laugh.  There'll never...

Comedy and Public Information Films ?

Public Information Films featuring some well known comedy stars In 2013 public information films became no more, with the advent of social media and the internet it was felt that they were now a little outdate...

An Audience With…..

An Audience With Ken Dodd - 1994 Originally produced by London Weekend Television and more recently ITV Studios this popular Saturday Night program has been popping up on our screens for over thirty years....

The Last Laugh ….

The Last Laugh... A Tribute To Les Dawson, 1993 It's hard to believe it's almost 27 years since we lost this great comic talent.The Last Laugh was a one off special first screened just one month after his ...
another factory audience gather for an edition of the BBC Radio comedy variety show workers' playtime

Workers Playtime

Workers Playtime, 1941 Workers' Playtime was a British radio variety programme transmitted by the BBC between 1941 and 1964.  Originally the show was intended as a morale-booster for industrial workers in Brit...

Ken Dodd

Ken Dodd, In His Own Words Here's a selection of interviews with the much missed Ken Dodd.https://youtu.be/QwPPGrQgSVU  https://youtu.be/3M5I1UwsBAU  htt...

Another Audience With Ken Dodd

Another Audience With Ken Dodd, 2002 Ken Dodd was one of only four comedians to return for another audience with.  Having first appeared back in 1994, Ken returned to tickle a celebrity audience one more time....
ken dodd in a rare tv sries the ken dodd laughter show

Ken Dodd On TV

The Ken Dodd Laughter Show, 1979 Ken Dodd.  A showbusiness legend who made us laugh for over 60 years, that's an achievement worth remembering, how many of today's comics will reach this milestone?  Of course ...
leonrd sachs presents another edition of the bbc music hall recreation the good old days

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days, 1953 - 1983 Ken Dodd was a huge fan of old fashioned variety and that's exactly what The Good Old Days was.  A recreation of the days of Music Hall that would feature top acts of the day. ...