The Ken Dodd Show

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Music and mayhem from Ken Dodd, ably assisted by John Laurie, Cardew Robinson, The Springfields and Judith Chalmers.

1963000020060625 (BBC7)
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Music and mayhem from Ken Dodd, ably assisted by John Laurie, Cardew Robinson, The Springfields and Judith Chalmers.

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Nude photography and a Scottish monster are on Doddy's chuckles menu.

From July 1963.

With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes.

From July 1964.

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Nude photography and a Scottish monster are on Doddy's chuckles menu.

From July 1963.

With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes.

From July 1964.

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10.00pm, Wednesday 9 October 1963 (48 years ago)

On John Lennon's 23rd birthday The Beatles made their only appearance on the BBC radio programme The Ken Dodd Show. It was recorded at the BBC Paris Studio in London.

The Ken Dodd Show starred the eponymous Liverpudlian comedian in a series of comedy skits and sketches. The Beatles' contribution was a performance of She Loves You, recorded with the rest of the programme before a studio audience from 10-11pm.

This half-hour show was broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on Sunday 3 November from 2.30pm.

19631103

10.00pm, Wednesday 9 October 1963 (48 years ago)

On John Lennon's 23rd birthday The Beatles made their only appearance on the BBC radio programme The Ken Dodd Show. It was recorded at the BBC Paris Studio in London.

The Ken Dodd Show starred the eponymous Liverpudlian comedian in a series of comedy skits and sketches. The Beatles' contribution was a performance of She Loves You, recorded with the rest of the programme before a studio audience from 10-11pm.

This half-hour show was broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on Sunday 3 November from 2.30pm.

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Music and mayhem from Ken Dodd ably assisted by John Laurie, Patricia Hayes, The McGill Five and Judith Chalmers.

1964000020060702 (BBC7)
20060703 (BBC7)

Music and mayhem from Ken Dodd ably assisted by John Laurie, Patricia Hayes, The McGill Five and Judith Chalmers.

1964070020080413 (BBC7)
20080414 (BBC7)

Brace yourselves for a visit from the Chuckle Detector Van driven by Doddy and pals.

1964070020080413 (BBC7)
20080414 (BBC7)

Brace yourselves for a visit from the Chuckle Detector Van driven by Doddy and pals.

1964071920090301 (BBC7)
20130430 (BBC7)

Nude photography and a Scottish monster are on Doddy's chuckles menu. From July 1964.

Nude photography and a Scottish monster are on Doddy's chuckles menu. With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes. From July 1964.

1964071920110417 (BBC7)
20110418 (BBC7)

Nude photography and a Scottish monster are on Doddy's chuckles menu.

From July 1964.

With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes.

1964071920110417 (BBC7)
20110418 (BBC7)

Nude photography and a Scottish monster are on Doddy's chuckles menu.

From July 1964.

With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes.

1967000020060709 (BBC7)
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Another slice of mayhem from Ken Dodd assisted by John Laurie, Patricia Hayes, Graham Stark and Judith Chalmers.

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Another slice of mayhem from Ken Dodd, assisted by John Laurie, Patricia Hayes, Graham Stark and Judith Chalmers.

1967000020080420 (BBC7)
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Another slice of mayhem from Ken Dodd, assisted by John Laurie, Patricia Hayes, Graham Stark and Judith Chalmers.

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Doddy and friends join the Knotty Ash Operatic Society to present 'Scrooge - A Christmas Quarrel'.

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The King of Knotty Ash and a legendary footballer, the Head of Pips and a pantomime.

With John Laurie.

Doddy and friends join the Knotty Ash Operatic Society to present 'Scrooge - A Christmas Quarrel'.

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20130507 (BBC7)

The King of Knotty Ash and a legendary footballer, the Head of Pips and a pantomime.

The King of Knotty Ash and a legendary footballer, the Head of Pips and a pantomime. With John Laurie. From December 1967.

With John Laurie.

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Doddy's Comic Cuts20140209 (BBC7)
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Doddy investigates the human brain. It's like a prison, you know. Full of little cells.

Doddy and the team investigate the human brain. It's like a prison, you know. Full of little cells. From January 1974.

Could Ken Dodd have invented the mp3-player before its time?

Could Ken Dodd have invented the mp3-player before its time? A musical washer is one of many innovations. From January 1974.

What a wonderful day it is for proving married couples can be genuinely happy!

What a wonderful day it is for proving married couples can be genuinely happy! Ken has his work cut out. From January 1974.

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From the Wright Brothers to baked beans, more quick-fire gagging from the mirth-meister.

From the Wright Brothers to baked beans, it's more quick-fire gagging from the mirth-meister. With Pat Coombs. From August 1972.

The King of Knotty Ash delves into breaking the rules and brings us Happy News.

The King of Knotty Ash delves into breaking the rules and brings us Happy News. With Peter Goodwright. From January 1971.

The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie. Or does he? With Hugh Paddick. From August 1972.

Doddy's Daft Half Hour20080528 (BBC7)
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The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and gets a part in a horror movie. Or does he?

The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie. Or does he? With Hugh Paddick. From August 1972.

Doddy's Daft Half Hour1972080020060716 (BBC7)
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The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and gets a part in a horror movie.

Or does he?

The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie.

With Hugh Paddick.

Doddy examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie.

Or does he?Doddy looks at magic and superstition and lands a part in a horror movie.

With Hugh Paddick and Miriam Margolyes.

Doddy's Daft Half Hour1972080020060716 (BBC7)
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The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and gets a part in a horror movie.

Or does he?

The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie.

With Hugh Paddick.

Doddy examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie.

Or does he?Doddy looks at magic and superstition and lands a part in a horror movie.

With Hugh Paddick and Miriam Margolyes.

From 02/05/196520150407 (BBC7)

How not to fix a gas leak, and the Great Train Robbery's 'unknown man' revealed.

How not to fix a gas leak with Andy Mann, and the Great Train Robbery's 'unknown man' revealed. With John Laurie. From May 1965.

From 05/07/196420150303 (BBC7)

Doddy's gardening tips from Ivor Lupin, and meet the world's worst ape-man.

Doddy's gardening tips from Ivor Lupin, and meet the world's worst ape-man. With Judith Chalmers and John Laurie. From July 1964.

From 07/06/196420150217 (BBC7)
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Doddy reports from the Knotty Ash Eisteddfod and introduces the world's worst uncle. With Judith Chalmers. From June 1964.

Doddy reports from the Knotty Ash Eisteddfod and introduces the world's worst uncle.

From 12/07/196420150310 (BBC7)

Ornithology tips from Ivor Wagtail, a trip to a Diddy farm and the world's worst bobby.

Ornithology tips from Ivor Wagtail, a trip to a Diddy farm and the world's worst bobby. With Judith Chalmers. From July 1964.

From 13/06/196520150414 (BBC7)
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Building a home gym with Andy Mann, and tackling the population explosion.

Building a home gym with Andy Mann, and tackling the population explosion. With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes. From June 1965.

From 18/04/196520150324 (BBC7)
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Home wine-making tips, and poetic tributes to those who watch over us at night.

Home wine-making tips from Andy Mann, and poetic tributes to those who watch over us at night. With John Laurie. From April 1965.

From 19/07/196420090301 (BBC7)
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The creature of Invercockieleekie wreaks a special kind of havoc.

The creature of Invercockieleekie wreaks a special kind of havoc when confronted with Doddy's singing. From July 1964.

From 20/10/196320150127 (BBC7)
20150131 (BBC7)

Down Your Way is in the village of Knotty Ash, and Doddy croons a ditty.

Down Your Way is in the village of Knotty Ash, Doddy croons a ditty and the World's Worst.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Starring Ken Dodd. With Judith Chalmers (Wish You Were Here), John Laurie (Dad's Army), Wallas Eaton, Percy Edwards, Peter Hudson and The Barry Sisters.

BBC Revue Orchestra, Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer

Script by Ken Dodd and Eddie Braben.

Produced by Bill Worsley

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1963.

From 24/05/196420150203 (BBC7)

It's the tickling season with Dickie Mint, and meet the world's worst!

It's the tickling season with Dickie Mint, and meet the world's worst! With Patricia Hayes and Val Doonican. From May 1964.

From 25/04/196520150331 (BBC7)

The toothy funster serves up a stint on a desert island with Man Friday.

The toothy funster serves up some prime chortle morsels, including a stint on a desert island with Man Friday. From April 1965.

From 28/06/196420150224 (BBC7)

Can Sir Doddy rescue a damsel in distress and meet the unluckiest sailor?

Can Sir Doddy rescue a damsel in distress and meet the unluckiest sailor? With John Laurie and Patricia Hayes. From June 1964.

From 31/05/196420150210 (BBC7)

Doddy visits the Diddy Shop, Digme-in-the-Ribs and introduces the world's worst tax evader

Doddy visits the Diddy Shop, Digme-in-the-Ribs and introduces the world's worst tax evader. With John Laurie. From May 1964.

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Doddy's Daft Hall-Hour featuring PETER GOODWRIGHT and PAT COOMBS

TEDDY JOHNSON , TALFRYN THOMAS JOHN GRAHAM , JO MANNING WILSON DODDY'S DIDDY ORCHESTRA directed by GEOFF ALDERSON Devised and written by KEN DODD , DAVID MCKELLAR

GEORGE MOFFAT , NORMAN BEADLE MALCOLM CAMERON

Produced by BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Goodwright

Unknown: Pat Coombs

Unknown: Teddy Johnson

Unknown: Talfryn Thomas

Unknown: John Graham

Unknown: Jo Manning Wilson

Directed By: Geoff Alderson

Written By: Ken Dodd

Written By: David McKellar

Written By: George Moffat

Written By: Norman Beadle

Written By: Malcolm Cameron

Produced By: Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700104]

Doddy's Daft Hall-Hour featuring PETER GOODWRIGHT and PAT COOMBS

TEDDY JOHNSON , TALFRYN THOMAS JOHN GRAHAM , JO MANNING WILSON DODDY'S DIDDY ORCHESTRA directed by GEOFF ALDERSON Devised and written by KEN DODD , DAVID MCKELLAR

GEORGE MOFFAT , NORMAN BEADLE MALCOLM CAMERON

Produced by BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Goodwright

Unknown: Pat Coombs

Unknown: Teddy Johnson

Unknown: Talfryn Thomas

Unknown: John Graham

Unknown: Jo Manning Wilson

Directed By: Geoff Alderson

Written By: Ken Dodd

Written By: David McKellar

Written By: George Moffat

Written By: Norman Beadle

Written By: Malcolm Cameron

Produced By: Bobby Jaye

Ken Dodd's Comical Market20140202 (BBC7)

The wild-haired wacky funster tackles Britain's entry into Europe. It's all down to Ken!

The wild-haired wacky funster tackles Britain's entry into the European Union. Apparently it's all down to Ken! From December 1972.

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The King of Knotty Ash aims his tickling stick at holidays and DIY.

From July 1963.

With Judith Chalmers and The Springfields.

Star Parade1963070020080406 (BBC7)
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20090223 (BBC7)
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The King of Knotty Ash aims his tickling stick at holidays and DIY. From July 1963.

The King of Knotty Ash aims his tickling stick at holidays and DIY. With Judith Chalmers and The Springfields. From July 1963.

The King of Knotty Ash aims his tickling stick at holidays and DIY.

From July 1963.

With Judith Chalmers and The Springfields.

They Can't Touch You For It20140302 (BBC7)

Prepare for an onslaught of one-liners from the King of Knotty Ash and his team.

Prepare for an onslaught of one-liners from the King of Knotty Ash and his team of fellow funny folk. From September 1975.