Ken Dodd

The late Liverpool comedian Sir Ken Dodd became our patron in August 2004. The self-styled Squire of Knotty Ash said he had been "discomknockerated" to accept the honorary role after receiving a formal request from the station's committee.

  • Soul TrainAt Radio Clatterbridge, we love our music so we were delighted to hear that the hit show Soul Train is coming to Wirral.

    Listeners to the Coffee Club heard all about it from producer and host Wayne Kennedy.

  • Committee members Paul Johnston, Steve Evans and Mike Eveleigh pick up the award from the Hospital Broadcasting AssociationThe late comedian Sir Ken Dodd has helped Radio Clatterbridge win a national award a year after his death.

    The station won best promotion for its special day commemorating the life and legacy of the Liverpool comic who was patron of the charity.

  • The Hospital Broadcasting AssociationOur volunteers were given some good news about the charity at our annual meeting.

    The station has been shortlisted in two categories at the national Hospital Radio Awards.

  • Sir Ken DoddRadio Clatterbridge hit the headlines as we celebrated the life of our patron Sir Ken Dodd.

    We broadcast a day of special programmes as the comedian was laid to rest in Liverpool.


  • Radio Clatterbridge's Patron, the late Sir Ken DoddRadio Clatterbridge has announced it will be giving an affectionate send-off to its patron, Sir Ken Dodd, with a day of happiness in his honour.

    Doddy Day will celebrate the humour and music of the respected comedian with clips from some of his most famous performances and some of the singles that even gave The Beatles a run for their money.

  • Ken DoddRadio Clatterbridge's patron Ken Dodd is to receive a knighthood, it has been announced.

    The Knotty Ash comedian is recognised for services to entertainment and charity on the New Year's Honours list.

  • Robbie Cross and Peter ForemanOne of the first members of Radio Clatterbridge is releasing a Christmas single to raise money for another local hospital.

    Robbie Cross is raising funds for Alder Hey Children's Charity with pal Peter Foreman.

  • Doddy's Birthday Wishes Radio Clatterbridge's patron, comedian Ken Dodd, has sent his best wishes as we mark our 60th anniversary. The squire of Knotty Ash agreed to make his association with the station official back in 2004. In his video message, he says "Many happy returns. I'm sure you're all doing wonderful work there. I remember Clatterbridge over the years and...

  • Christmas Stars Radio Clatterbridge is celebrating Christmas in style, and the stars have come out to help! Liverpool comedian Ken Dodd and New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra have been telling listeners about their festive plans and thoughts about the season. Hayley and Doddy, who is also the patron of Radio Clatterbridge, also both sent their best wishes to the...

  • Doddy Becomes Patron Ken Dodd says he's tickled pink to be asked to become the first patron of Radio Clatterbridge. The squire of Knotty Ash has accepted the honourary role after receiving a formal request from the station's Committee. Doddy, who has previously recorded messages of goodwill for listeners, says he was "discomknockerated" by the invitation....