Blackpool Comedy Carpet Unveiled

A new £4m installation has been unveiled in Blackpool. The Comedy Carpet, a 2,200m square construction of granite and concrete, has been built below Blackpool Tower and features hundreds of jokes and catchphrases from the country’s most famous comedians.

For more information about the project, visit

You can view a video of Ken Dodd opening the carpet from the Blackpool Gazette here:

Or a photo gallery from the BBC:

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