Face to Face: Ken Dodd

First transmitted in 1995, a special edition of The Late Show sees comedian Ken Dodd talking to Jeremy Isaacs about his career and unique approach to comedy. In this rare television interview, Dodd shares stories of his humble beginnings in 1930s Liverpool, his big break in 1965 at the London Palladium and his performance to the royal household at Windsor Castle. He also talks about his fears, regrets and philosophy of life.

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41 minutes

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Mon 10 Jun 1996 23:15
BBC Two except East, South East, Yorkshire

BBC Four Talk Collection

BBC Four Talk Collection
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Role Contributor
PresenterJeremy Isaacs
Interviewed GuestKen Dodd
ProducerDavid Herman
Editor-in-chiefMike Poole

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