Month: December 2018

Comedians · Speakers · Celebrities · Entertainers

Ken Dodd

Ken Dodd: His writer of 30 years speaks out (part 2)

Barry Reeves was Ken Dodd’s comedy writer for over 30 years, here he continues talking of their working relationship and close friendship to the very end. You can read Part 1 here. His audience, shows & nerves A lot of people stated they were friends of Doddy. That’s because everybody he spoke to, he made…
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Ken Dodd tickling sticks

Ken Dodd: His writer of 30 years speaks out (part 1)

Barry Reeves was Ken Dodd’s comedy writer for over 30 years, keeping himself in the back ground, while serving up some of Doddy’s most favorite routines. Barry was never one for the personal limelight. Modest in attitude but talented with pen. Their working relationship turned to a close family friendship. Here in this two-part series,…
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George Best A Memoir (Review)

Michael Parkinson was friends with George Best (1946-2005) for over 30 years, if anyway could shed light on this genesis of a footballer surely, he could. Yet throughout the book (George Best: A memoir) it contains memories as the title suggests, but does not shed any new light on this complex but highly charismatic footballer.…
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