Released August 2010 by Network DVD. Includes all 6 episodes of their first TV series, originally aired 1979.


Press Release

ROCK ON WITH “CANNON AND BALL - THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES” (E) 

Network DVD is delighted to announce the first ever release of CANNON AND BALL - THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES. Originally appearing in the “Wheeltapper and Shunters Social Club” and then “Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night” in 1978, Oldham welders-turned comedy club legends Cannon and Ball star in their very own show from 1979 which guest stars June Whitfield, Maureen Lipman, Michael Robbins, Irene Handl and Liza Goddard. This DVD is available to buy from all good retailers from 23rd August 2010, RRP £12.99. You can also catch Cannon and Ball on their “Rock with Laughter Tour, taking place from 28th July to 3rd September 2010 at venues across the UK.

Showcasing their trademark stand-up routines with sketches and spectacular variety entertainment, the series ran for nine hugely successful years – with a series being recorded every year until 1988 – along with several Easter and Christmas specials. CANNON AND BALL cemented Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball as national treasures and you can relive all the fun and laughter here.

This package contains all the shows broadcast by LWT in the first series complete and uncut.

NOTES TO EDITORS
CANNON AND BALL - COMPLETE FIRST SERIES (E) is a Network DVD release
Release Date:  23rd August 2010
RRP:  £12.99
Discs:   1
Running Time:  150 minutes (approximately)
Screen Ratio: 4:3/colour
Cat. No.:   7953344