Fact: Veteran British comedian Ken Dodd was hailed as a Legend of Comedy at the 2014 Leicester Comedy Festival, held in Leicester, England. The 86-year-old star saw off competition from fellow Brits Jennifer Saunders, Lenny Henry and Victoria Wood to land the award.
Fact: <p>Comediennes Victoria Wood and Julie Walters are to receive the Outstanding Contribution prize at the British Comedy Awards next Wednesday (14DEC05). The pair have a working relationship stretching back over 25 years. </p>