Cannon and Ball Special (27th December 1988) [VHSRip (DivX)]

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Name:Cannon and Ball Special (27th December 1988) [VHSRip (DivX)]

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COMEDY: Cannon and Ball Special 1988 - From around Xmas Time
Shown on ITV - 27th December 1988 - 6.30pm
Produced by Yorkshire Television

Cannon and Ball are an English comedy double act consisting of Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball. The duo met in the early 1960s while working as welders in Oldham and began working the pubs and clubs of Lancashire.

Their first major TV appearance was in 1978 with a cameo slot in Bruce Forsyths Big Night on ITV. They were offered their own series, The Cannon and Ball Show which premiered in ITV on Saturday 28 July 1979. Further series followed each year through to 1988, along with Christmas and Easter specials.

In 1982 they appeared in a feature film, The Boys in Blue, based loosely on the classic Will Hay film, Ask a Policeman. The Boys in Blue was regarded critically as weak in comparison and was their only cinema outing. It was re-released on DVD in 2004.

In recent years they have admitted that, during their hey-day of huge popularity in the 1980s, they were barely on speaking terms and would avoid each other completely when not on stage or rehearsing. These tensions - which lasted for years - were later resolved and the two are now extremely close once again.

By the 1990s the duo were seeking a change in direction and appeared in their own sitcom Cannon and Balls Playhouse, the spin-off series Plaza Patrol and their game show Cannon and Ball's Casino. Plaza Patrol saw them play security guards in a shopping mall. Despite relatively high viewing figures for a midweek sitcom no further series were produced.

Their popularity coincided with the rise of so-called alternative comedy, with its emphasis on more socially relevant and political concerns, and as time passed Cannon and Ball fell in popularity, though they were not the only comedy act to suffer as the comic tastes of the nation shifted.

Please note that the adverts have been left inbetween the programme and have not been excised.

Guest Stars :

Kim Wilde
Brother Beyond
Chris de Burgh
Linda Lusardi
Nosher Powell
Brian Rogers Dancers

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Filename : Cannon.avi
Video Codec : DivX 5.2.0
Video Size : 352x240
Audio Codec : 0x0002 (ADPCM) 22050Hz 178 kb/s tot (2 chnls)
Length : 0:55:52.75
Bitrate : 968kbps
Frames per second : 29.970


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