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Cannon and Ball

Comedians Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball burst on to British TV screens in 1978 on Bruce Forsyth's Big Night. The former welders from Oldham soon rose to fame and became big stars with their own TV show Cannon and Ball. Their humour was similar in style to Little and Large and the pair successfully ran the show through to the 1980s with 11 series and went on to produce a one-off movie "The Boys in Blue".


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Do You Remember Cannon and Ball?

Do You Remember Cannon and Ball?

  • Anonymous user
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    Apparently they still do shows, but with their sons and are trying to move on from the old catchphrases/act. My folks saw them in Saaarfend and when Bobby Ball walked on stage a downer got a bit excited and shouted "ROCK ON TOMMY".
  • Anonymous user
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    I have to admit I went to see these two in panto..it was hysterical. Bobby didn't stick to the script and Tommy had no idea what to do about it. I cried with laughing. Proper family entertaiment.
  • Anonymous user
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    my favourites! rock on tommy with bobbys braces! and his catchphrases came thick and fast