Bobby Ball

Robert Harper, known professionally as Bobby Ball, was a British comic, actor, singer and television host. He was best known as a member of the comic double act Cannon and Ball, with Tommy Cannon. They hosted their own ITV show, The Cannon and Ball Show, for nine years between 1979 and 1988. Ball then went on to star in various sitcoms and dramas including Last of the Summer Wine, Heartbeat and Not Going Out. In 2005, Ball took part in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.

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I’m A Celebrity cast members who have sadly died – from David Guest to Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and Bobby Ball

Tommy Cannon says he keeps Bobby Ball's ashes at home and 'touches them every morning'

Sheridan Smith dazzles in a silver jumpsuit as she performs at a Bobby Ball tribute show

Tommy Cannon 'to play the priest at on-screen funeral of Bobby Ball's character on Not Going Out'

Does Bobby Ball appear in the new series of Not Going Out?

Not Going Out: Bobby Ball tribute in New Year’s special has viewers in tears

Not Going Out viewers left in tears after late Bobby Ball stars in the Christmas special

Not Going Out Christmas special: Bobby Ball filmed with co-stars just weeks before his death

Bobby Ball funeral: Tommy Cannon leads mourners after comedian’s death

This Morning: Tommy Cannon emotional as he says he ‘can’t make sense’ of Bobby Ball’s death

Bobby Ball: Star’s sons ‘shell-shocked’ by his death as they appear on GMB

How Bobby Ball went from welder to comedian earning £200k a month

Bobby Ball was funny to the end, says co-star who filmed with him just weeks ago

Bobby Ball was funny to the end, says BBC executive who filmed with him just weeks ago

Bobby Ball: Gogglebox to pay tribute to star following his death

Who is Bobby Ball’s wife and when did he meet Tommy Cannon?

Bobby Ball: Tommy Cannon pays tribute to ‘good friend’ after death

Bobby Ball: Cannon and Ball star dies aged 76 after positive coronavirus test