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....
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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. ...

Ken Dodd’s Palace Of Laughter

Ken Dodd's Palace Of Laughter 1986 - 1987 It is so difficult to pin down any detailed information on Ken Dodd's TV and Radio work, but we have managed to gather together some information for this post.This...
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...

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...