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See broadcasts for BBC2Fern Britton meets... Ken Dodd

Last updated 02 January 2017
Broadcast: Sunday 15th December 2013
10:00am-11:00am GMT « » Premiere « »

Ken Dodd is about to celebrate his showbiz diamond jubilee. Over sixty years he's competed with the Beatles in the charts, had a record breaking run at the London Palladium and thanks to the diddymen, put his hometown of Knotty Ash on the map.

This veteran of variety nearly died at the age of two and believes that his survival is evidence that God has a purpose for him. Doddy, as he is affectionately known, talks to Fern Britton about his life, and how his faith has helped him through triumphs and trials of an incredible career spanning six decades.

Synopsis Source: BBC Programmes

The interview included clips of his appearance in Delta and the Bannermen.

Orginally scheduled for BBC1, but was moved to BBC2 to accomodate the live funeral of Nelson Mandela.

Broadcast Source: BBC