"Chance Meeting" These sculptures were inspired by two legendary Liverpudlians. Ken Dodd O.B.E. One of Liverpool's greatest entertainers, bringing laughter and joy to millions for more than 50 years. Bessie Braddock MP. 1899 - 1970. Labour MP for Liverpool Exchange for over 24 years. She campaigned tirelessly to improve the conditions for her constituents. Awarded the Freedom of the City in 1970. Unveiled by Ken Dodd in June 2009. Sculptor Tom Murphy