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Cannon And Ball

Season 2 1980

  • 1980-04-10T23:00:00Z on ITV
  • 30 mins
  • 3 hours, 30 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy

Cannon And Ball was a sketch / stand up comedy series which aired on ITV in the United Kingdom. Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball had appeared on Bruce Forsyth's Big Night in 1978 and the success of their appearances led ITV to giving them their own series in 1979.

7 episodes

2x01 Show 1

  • Season Premiere

    1980-04-10T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

British film icon Diana Dors joins Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball for another helping of tomfoolery in this show. Music is performed by resident band Ritz.

2x02 Show 2

  • 1980-04-17T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Against his better judgement Doctor at Large star Ernest Clark is roped into a slapstick mime performance set in a cafeteria.

2x03 Show 3

  • 1980-04-24T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

In another classic show, the dynamic duo are joined by special guest Peggy Mount, everyone's favorite TV battleaxe and unforgettable star of The Larkins and You're Only Young Twice.

2x04 Show 4

  • 1980-05-01T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Elizabeth Estensen (The Liver Birds) and actress and singer Luan Peters (aka Carol Keyes) have a few suprises in store when they join Tommy and Bobby for another fun-packed show.

2x05 Show 5

  • 1980-05-08T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

More breezy broadsides are fired at various targets, while Ruby James of resident pop group Ritz sighs Anyone Who Had A Heart, and the Ritz boys join Tommy and Bobby for a rendition of Sweet Georgia Brown.

2x06 Show 6

  • 1980-05-15T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tommy calls Bobby's bluff and lets him announce the show - giving him a taste of his own medicine along the way!

2x07 Show 7

  • 1980-05-22T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Bobby gets into trouble with Tommy when he finds out that they're both been chatting up the same wardrobe girl.