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The Ken Dodd Show


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from the Grand Continental Theatre, Bolton.
Starring Ken Dodd with Dennis Spicer, Janie Marden, Elizabeth and Collins, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes, Valli Newby, Christina Mayo, Mildred Dyson, Victor Gilling, Leonard Williams, Peter Goodwright, John McHugh, Rex Rashley, Alec McKenzie, Dennis Winn, Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra.


Comedian/Script: Ken Dodd
Ventriloquist: Dennis Spicer
Singer: Janie Marden
Knife throwers: Elizabeth and Collins
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Performer: Valli Newby
Performer: Christina Mayo
Performer: Mildred Dyson
Performer: Victor Gilling
Performer: Leonard Williams
Impressionist: Peter Goodwright
Tenor: John McHugh
Performer: Rex Rashley
Performer: Alec McKenzie
Performer: Dennis Winn
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Orchestrations: Alan Roper
Orchestrations: Peter Moore
'I'm in Love with a Clippie' written and composed by: The Gaunt Brothers
Script: Eddie Braben
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Choreographer and associate producer: Leslie Roberts
Producer: Albert Stevenson

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