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In pictures: Sir Ken Dodd through the years

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From the 1960s until now, the veteran entertainer kept audiences laughing through the years.

In pictures: Sir Ken Dodd through the years (PA Archive/PA)

Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90, entertained audiences for more than six decades.

Here is the beloved comedian’s life remembered in pictures:

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Ken Dodd making toffee in his dressing room before starring in the show Rocking With Laughter at the Hippodrome, Blackpool, September 4 1957 (PA Archive/PA)
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The Queen talking with Ken Dodd when the stars were presented at the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium, November 9 1965 (PA Archive/PA)
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Ken Dodd with his Diddy men, appearing in The Ken Dodd Spectacular at the Opera House, in Manchester, December 24 1973 (PA Archive/PA)
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Ken Dodd during rehearsals at the London Palladium on September 26 1990 (Adam Butler/PA)
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The Queen with Ken Dodd backstage after the Royal Variety Performance at the Birmingham Hippodrome, November 29 1999 (David Jones/PA)
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Ken Dodd unveiling a Bronze Statue in memory of Laurel and Hardy, in Ulverston, Cumbria, on April 19 2009 (John Giles/PA)

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Ken Dodd unveiling the Comedy Carpet at the foot of Blackpool Tower, October 10 2011 (Dave Thompson/PA)
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Sir Ken Dodd at Buckingham Palace, London, after he was made a Knight Bachelor of the British Empire, on March 2 2017 (Yui Mok/PA)
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Sir Ken Dodd at a civic lunch to mark his 90th birthday at Liverpool Town Hall, on November 8 2017 (Peter Byrne/PA)

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