News: Bobby Ball Dies

Comedian Bobby Ball has died. He was 76.

Reports say he tested positive for Covid-19.

Ball, real name Robert Harper, was half of the double act Cannon and Ball who were major TV stars in the 1970s and 1980s with their own primetime show. 

Hw also appeared on a number of other shows including Not Going Out, Last of the Summer Wine, The Cockfields and Extras. He was one of the veteran entertainers who appeared in the ITV1 series Last Laugh In Vegas.

He was born in Oldham, Lancashire.

Watch a classic clip of Cannon and Ball and Adam Ant.

 

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