Broadcasters pay tribute to Ken Dodd with changes to Monday night schedules
BBC1, ITV and Channel 5 are showing a total of five programmes marking the death of the well-loved comic
UK broadcasters will pay tribute to Ken Dodd tonight (Monday 12th March) with a host of last minute schedule changes to mark the death of the comedy legend, who has passed away aged 90.
The One Show at 7pm has added a segment on Dodd, while later on BBC1 the scheduled edition of Imagine... at 10:45pm will make way for Arena profile Ken Dodd's Happiness – featuring interviews with Dodd and footage of early performances – before Talking Comedy: Ken Dodd at 11:35pm collects some of his funniest chat show appearances.
Imagine… Ingrid Bergman in her Own Words will now be shown on 26th March.
On ITV, a repeat of Rachel Nickell: the Untold Story is postponed for a 10:45pm showing of Another Audience with Ken Dodd in which he entertains a theatre crowd.
And on Channel 5 at 9pm, Terror in the Air is replaced by Ken Dodd: In His Own Words, a documentary about his career featuring an interview with Dodd and contributions from Michael Billington, Miriam Margolyes, Ricky Tomlinson, Roy Hudd, John Birt, Michael Grade and Tim Vine.