Release 23rd July 2012 by Network DVD. Contains all episodes from their 1983 TV series
Special: The Cannon and Ball Easter Show
Tommy and Bobby’s Easter guests include the great Eric Sykes, Neasden’s Queen of Soul Mari Wilson, Jill Gascoine and singing duo Renée and Renato.
Original ITV Transmission 2 April 1983
Tommy and Bobby are joined by ageless pop legend Cliff Richard, and Windsor Davies – star of classic sitcom It Ain’t Half Hot Mum.
Original ITV Transmission 3 December 1983
Tommy and Bobby, Herb Reed (The Platters) and Black Beauty star Stacy Dorning join Status Quo for a rendition of their hit Marguerita Time
Original ITV Transmission 10 December 1983
Shakin’ Stevens, Sarah Brightman and Jocky Wilson, Kirkaldy’s champion of the oche are the lads’ guests for this fun-packed show.
Original ITV Transmission 17 December 1983
The boys are joined by The Three Degrees, Una Stubbs and Roger Whittaker – who performs I’m Back.
Original ITV Transmission 7 January 1984
Tommy and Bobby’s star guests in this show are Diana Dors and Bee Gee Robin Gibb.
Original ITV Transmission 14 January 1984
Soul legends The Four Tops and reggae sensation Musical Youth provide the songs in this show, with comic actor Jeffrey Holland also participating in the chaos…
Original ITV Transmission 21 January 1984
“Rock On Tommy!”
Years on the Northern cabaret circuit enabled Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball to hone their act for this ratings-winning show, making the comedians household names beloved by millions. A mixture of sketches, spectacular variety entertainment and a wealth of big-name guest stars ensured this highly popular series ran for many years.
Enjoy more good-natured comedy capers with the dynamic duo in this fifth series, with guests including Diana Dors, Cliff Richard, Robin Gibb, The Three Degrees, Una Stubbs, Windsor Davies, Status Quo, Sarah Brightman and Shakin Stevens. The set also includes an Easter Special in which the boys are joined by Eric Sykes, Jill Gascoine, Mari Wilson, and pop duo Renee and Renato.
Featuring: Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball
Written by: Sid Green, Rob Grant, Geoffrey Atkinson, Doug Naylor, Geoff Lister, David McKellar and Cannon and Ball
Produced by: Paul Jackson (series) and Sid Green (special)
Directed by: Paul Jackson, David Bell and Alasdair Macmillan