seaside special david hamilton and tony blackburn

Summer’s Here !

Seaside Special - 1975 Remember when the BBC thought people didn't watch TV in the summer, so we had filler shows.  Seaside Special is one such example. Seaside Special was a BBC light entertainment show th...

How Tickled We Were !

How Tickled We Were, Boxing Day, 2018 at 9pm Earlier this year we lost arguably the greatest stand up comedian of them all - Ken Dodd. This Boxing Day,  BBC2 at 9pm: How Tickled We Were. In Sir Ken's own...
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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. ...
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The 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 ...

Ken Dodd Has Died

Sir Ken Dodd Dies, Aged 90 It is with a heavy heart the world of entertainment and millions of fans tonight mourn the loss of perhaps the greatest stand up comedian of them all: Sir Ken Dodd. This morning w...
Ken Dodd, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper

The All Time Greats

Are These Among Britain's All Time Greatest Entertainers? Today, 22nd February 2018, Sir Bruce Forsyth would have been 90, had we not lost him last year.  Bruce was among a now dwindling group of entertainers ...
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I’ll Be Back….

Sir Ken Dodd, Vows To Return Veteran comedian Sir Ken Dodd has described people who spread rumours of his death online as "monsters". The 90-year-old comic, who has said he is making good progress has been in...

Happy Birthday Sir Ken !

Ken Dodd, 90 Today What a year it's been for comic legend Ken Dodd.  Nighted and now celebrating his 90th birthday and he's still going strong, touring the country with his "Happiness" Show. To mark the occ...