Frequent appearances

Look-in cover


Cannon and Ball featured in Look-In magazine for a number of years. They appeared in their own comic strip in many issues, along with occasional features.
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TV Times cover

TV Magazines

With the duo appearing on TV so often during the 80’s, they were occasionally featured in the TV magazines – mainly the TV Times as they appeared on ITV.
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One-off articles

Film Review magazine cover

Film Review

Cover story and articles about The Boys in Blue

Womans Realm magazine cover

Womans Realm

Womans Realm magazine, December 1982.
Article about Cannon and Ball and their wives.

Womans Realm magazine cover

The Knowledge

The Knowledge magazine (from The Times), July 22nd 2006.
Article about double acts

Joy magazine cover

Joy Magazine

Joy magazine, July 2002.
Article in the Assemblies of God monthly magazine.

Good News newspaper cover

Good News

Good News newspaper, May 2008.

Share It cover

Share It!

Bobby Ball was featured in ‘Share It!’ magazine, Summer 1990. The magazine featured an interview about his Christian faith.

My Weekly magazine cover

My Weekly

Magazine article, February 20th 1982.

Sunday cover


Sunday magazine, March 1983.
Article written at the time of the premiere of The Boys in Blue.

Sunday cover


Sunday magazine, November 1992.
Rock on Daddy – article about Tommy and new daughter Kelly-Anne

Eagle comic cover


Articles in the comic, April 10th 1982 and April 2nd 1983

Buddy cover


Article in the comic, November 6th 1982.

Observer magazine cover


31st May 1981

Titbits cover


2nd October 1982
Letters page lookalike

Titbits cover


23rd October 1982
Cover story “Why Cannon and Ball refused to quit”

Titbits cover


10th December 1983
Article about the duos rise to fame, printed to coincide with the start of their new TV series.

Saturday magazine cover


17th August 2013
Whatever happened to… article

Salvationist magazine cover

Salvation Army

Various appearances in the Salvation Army magazines Salvationist and War Cry

Celebs magazine cover


25th September 2011
Q&A with Bobby Ball

Womans Weekly cover

Womans Weekly

Article in Womans Weekly dated 25th December 1982

Womans Weekly cover

Womans Weekly

Photo used in a picture quiz, 21st December 1993

Blitz magazine cover


February 1986

  Weekend cover


Magazine artice, 16th Feb 1988