Comedian and music hall legend Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90.
Dodd had married Anne Jones, his partner of 40 years, only days ago at his Liverpool home.
"They got the registrar and were married in the house. He died two days later on Mother's Day," Dodd's publicist Robert
Sir Ken Dodd 's funeral is set to take place later this month, it has been announced.
The legendary comic will be laid to rest in a ceremony for his friends, family and fans.
The much-loved comedian, aged 90, died at his home in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, on Sunday night.
Ken Dodd has been remembered for his huge back catalogue of jokes and quips after he died on Sunday March 11 at the age of 90.
The comedy legend, who received his OBE in the 2017 New Year Honours for his services to entertainment and charity, passed away at the home
Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has been forced to cancel all his upcoming shows – as friends continue to worry about his ailing health.
The poorly entertainer has pulled out of his Happiness Tour saying he needs “long term convalescence” after a long recent spell in hospital.
The 90-year-old spent six weeks
Sir Ken Dodd has died at the aged of 90, his publicist has confirmed.
The comedy legend had recently been forced to cancel all dates on an upcoming tour as he recovered from a serious infection.
Doddy, famous for his long stand-up shows, as well as his Diddy Men and tickling stick,
ITV has changed its Monday night (March 12) schedule at the last minute, to pay tribute to comedian and entertainer Ken Dodd, who passed away over the weekend.
The channel announced on Twitter that "in a change to some listings, this evening we're paying tribute to one of the nation's best-loved
Sir Ken Dodd married the love of his life just two days before his death on Sunday at the age of 90.
The legendary entertainer wed long-term partner Anne Jones last Friday, two weeks after returning home from hospital, where he was treated for a chest infection.
Making his vows
Sir Ken Dodd has been described as a "legend" and an "inspiration" as celebrities and fans shared fond memories of the popular comedian following his death at the age of 90.
The comic, who died on Sunday just days after leaving hospital, was famous for his epic stand-up shows and his
Sir Ken Dodd's widowed wife has paid tribute to her late husband a day after his death at the age of 90.
Speaking outside their shared home in Knotty Ash, Merseyside, where Ken was born, lived and died, Anne spoke movingly about her love for the comedy legend.
Shielded from the chilly
Sir Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90, just weeks after being hospitalised with a severe chest infection and breathing problems.
The legendary comedian, who was best known for his catchphrases 'what a lovely day' and 'how tickled I am', married his partner of 40 years Anne Jones on
The 90-year-old funnyman has pulled out of his Happiness Tour in order to give himself time to recover from his recent illness, after the star admitted he's "not out of the woods by a long way".
The stand-up star was discharged from the Liverpool Heart and Chest hospital just under two
Tears welled up in Sir Ken Dodd’s eyes as he told the Mirror's sister paper Liverpool Echo: “I have been to a very dark place.”
But he added, defiantly: “I will get out and come into the sunshine.”
The much-loved entertainer, who celebrated his 90th birthday in November, has been
Sir Ken Dodd's publicist has called the recent false death reports surrounding the comedian "upsetting" and "completely untrue".
The report began to circulate on social media around 9pm but, shortly afterwards, Robert Holmes said: "I have just spoken to Ken on the phone from his hospital bed.
"He is philosophical
Sir Ken Dodd is being cared for in hospital as he recovers from a severe chest infection.
The comedy legend, 90, fell ill last Friday and was taken to hospital by ambulance after reportedly struggling to breath.
It's thought he picked up the flu at his traditional Christmas
Sir Ken Dodd, OBE, is an English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor, known for his unruly hair.
The 90-year-old is famed for his white and blue "tickling stick" and his well-loved catchphrase “How tickled I am!”.
Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd, OBE was born on November 8 1927 and is currently 90-years-old.