York’s Grand Opera House unveils memorial plaque in honour of Ken Dodd
The Grand Opera House in York has renamed its stalls bar after the late comedian Ken Dodd, who performed at the theatre many times.
In a ceremony attended by his widow, Anne Dodd, the venue unveiled a plaque commemorating the performer, who died in March aged 90.
Fellow comedian Tim Vine unveiled the plaque, which describes Dodd as a “legend of live entertainment” and sits on the wall of the renamed Sir Ken Dodd Bar.
The bar will also display a collection of memorabilia.
Dodd had been performing at the Grand Opera House since the 1960s and last appeared there in 2016.
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