The Ken Dodd Happiness Show | PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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The Ken Dodd Happiness Show


  • Date: Thursday 14th & Friday 15th August 2014
  • Time: 7.30pm

KEN DODD enjoys legendary status as one of Britain’s funniest comedians. He has enjoyed a professional career spanning nearly 60 years during which he has received numerous awards and accolades.

He tours non-stop with his famous ‘Happiness Show’ and has starred in his own TV and radio series and ‘specials’ like his award-winning ‘An Audience With Ken Dodd’ .

His many chart-topping hits include ‘Tears’, which today occupies a place in the Top 10 best-selling records of all time.

His numerous showbiz honours include the first ever ‘Living Legend Award’ from the British Comedy Society, a Lifetime Achievement in the British Comedy Awards and in his home City of Liverpool he has been voted ‘Greatest Merseyside Of All Time’.

His portrait has been hung in the National Portrait Gallery, there is a statue of him in Liverpool's Lime Street station and his name is commemorated in the first ever ‘Avenue Of The Stars’ in London’s Covent Garden.

  • Date: Thursday 14th & Friday 15th August 2014
  • Time: 7.30pm
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  • Doors Open 6.30pm

    Auditorium Open 7.00pm

    Show Start 7.30pm

    Interval 10.15pm

    2nd Half 10.35pm

    End 12.15 – 12.45am

    These times are approximate and could change on the night