Cannon and Ball Live – Legends of Comedy


Released on DVD 7th November 2005, this was recorded during the 2005 summer season at the Blackpool Grand Theatre.

Cover Synopsis

Rollicking, rip-roaring fun from the greatest of comedy legends.

For the first time ever, Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball’s live show is available to own on DVD. Filmed live at the Blackpool Grand, this is the exclusive to DVD recording of their hit extravaganza ‘Legends of Comedy’,

Blending new and contemporary sketches with their traditional magic, this is comedy entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

It’s the show that’s been packing the rafters of theatres throughout the country. Ladies and Gentlemen… the legends have returned.


Press Release

“Rock on Tommy!” – one of the UK’s most successful comedy double acts, CANNON AND BALL, are back! A national institution for over 40 years, the loved comedy legends appear live in concert on this hysterical DVD, Cannon and Ball Live – Legends of Comedy which will be available to buy on 7th November, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Recorded exclusively for the DVD in front of a full house at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool during the summer, Cannon & Ball Live – Legends of Comedy is the hilarious on stage antics of TOMMY CANNON and BOBBY BALL, the funny favourites who are enjoying a renewed appeal and cult status following their hit TV shows throughout the 80’s and early 90’s.

Currently playing to packed houses across the country, the popular duo from Oldham still hold the record for the highest box office takings at London’s prestigious Palladium Theatre. They also scored a massive hit with their feature film, The Boys In Blue. Good, clean fun for Christmas, this DVD will gratefully be received by all – or else they’re “a little liar!”

Show details

Title screen
Introduction – Tommy hails a horse and cart to find Bobby is driving it.
On stage intro

Romancing the women
Alternative comedy
Tommy teaches Bobby singing. ‘Breathe out’
Invisible table tennis

Magic show

Song – Molly Malone
Final sketch – leaving the building