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Christian comedian Sir Ken Dodd to be buried with tickling sticks

Mon 26 Mar 2018
By Eno Adeogun

Christian and comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd will be buried with two of his tickling sticks.

Friends were inspired to include them in his coffin after seeing the huge number left by fans in his home in the Liverpool suburb of Knotty Ash, according to the Daily Express.

They said he should have "a prop with him if he has to put on a show for the big man in heaven".

 

He died on 11th March aged 90, just two days after getting married to Anne - his partner of 40 years.

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The much-loved star was famous for his tickling sticks, stand-up shows, and Diddy Men.

Fans have been asked by the comic's family to line the streets of Liverpool for his funeral On Wednesday at the Anglican Cathedral.

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