Tommy Cannon.

Tommy Cannon

  1. 20th April via Teesdale Mercury: Cannon without Ball as comedian returns

Tommy Cannon is a comedian and devout Christian, best-known for his double act partnership with Bobby Ball as Cannon & Ball. Gaining success in northern working mens' clubs in the 1970s, they first appeared on television in 1978 and proved so popular they were offered their own starring prime-time comedy show the following year. It ran for well over a decade.

Full name
Thomas Derbyshire
Member of
Home town
Monday 27th June 1938 (82 years-old)

Known for


Year Production Role
2021 Jimmy Tarbuck: The Laughs Are On Me Self
2020 Rock On, Tommy: The Bobby Ball Story Host / Presenter
2019 The Comedy Years
  1. E2 - 1984
  2. E1 - 1979
2018 Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
2018 Last Laugh In Vegas Self
2017 Miranda: Morecambe & Wise And Me Self
2016 Hank Zipzer - Series 3
  1. E7 - Undercover Hank
The Mayor
2015 Christmas With The Double Acts (as Cannon & Ball) Self
2014 Not Going Out - Series 7
  1. Special - Wedding
2013 Morecambe & Wise: The Whole Story
  1. E2 - Part 2
2013 Les Dawson: An Audience With That Never Was (as Cannon and Ball) Self
2013 The Laughter Of Blackpool Self
2012 Blackpool Big Night Out Self
2012 The Late Great Eric Sykes Self
2011 Show Me The Funny
  1. E6 - Blackpool
2008 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 29
  1. E11 - Get Out Of That, Then
2006 The Story Of Light Entertainment
  1. E1 - The Double Acts
2001 Rex The Runt - Series 2
  1. E1 - Mouse In Me Kitchen
Tiddles (Voice)
1996 Shooting Stars - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
1991 Cannon And Ball's Playhouse
  1. E2 - Free Every Friday
Ken Osbourne
1991 Cannon And Ball's Playhouse
  1. E1 - Growing Concern
Tommy Davenport
1991 Plaza Patrol Bernard Cooney
1990 Casino Actor
1988 Mr H Is Late Driver
1983 The Boys In Blue Sgt. Cannon
1979 Cannon And Ball - Series 1 Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Tommy Cannon on IMDb

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