The master of mirth returns to both venues by popular demand.

He started his career in Blackpool, supporting the legendary comedy duo Morecombe and Wise before topping the bill himself a few years later.

He went on to host numerous TV shows, including The Ken Dodd Show, Doddy's Music Box and Ken Dodd's Showbiz.

Principally a stand-up comedian, Dodd has also had a successful career in singing, his hit Tears spent five weeks at Number One in 1965.

Now in his 70s, he's still packing them in at theatres up and down the country with his songs, jokes and infamous tickling sticks.

Ken Dodd is at Bexhill on April 20 and Chichester on April 21. For Bexhill, call 01424 787949. For Chichester, call 01243 781312.