Book of condolence to remain open for Sir Ken Dodd

A book of condolence for people to pay their respects to comedy genius, and Freeman of the City, Sir Ken Dodd will remain open at Liverpool Town Hall.

Lord Mayor, Councillor Malcolm Kennedy, officially opened the book on Monday 12 March, and it is set to stay open until Friday 23 March.

It will be available for people to sign from:

Monday – 9am – 6.30pm

Tuesday – 9am – 6.30pm

Wednesday – 9am – 6.30pm

Thursday – 9am – 6.30pm

Friday – 9am – 5pm

People can also email a tribute to and it will be added to the book.


Councillor Kennedy said:Liverpool has lost one of its greatest sons. Ken was a phenomenal entertainer and I was proud to have called him my friend.

“He was a wonderful ambassador for the city, a tireless fundraiser for charities, and quite simply one of the nation’s greatest comics. He will be sadly missed.”

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson added:Liverpool mourns one of its most famous sons and the greatest ever comedian, Sir Ken Dodd. We are comforted by the joy and happiness he brought to the world. My sincere condolences to Lady Anne.”

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