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Robert Harper (Bobby Ball) and Thomas Derbyshire (Tommy Cannon) were both born in Oldham. They met in the early 1960s while working as welders in the same factory. Becoming friends, they formed a club act known as Bobby and Stevie Rhythm, which became the Sherrell Brothers then The Harper Brothers. Initially they were a vocal duo, but over time ... See full bio »

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Known For

Cannon and Ball
Casino Himself
Christmas with the Double Acts
Christmas with the Double Acts Himself - Comedian


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 2017 A Little in Tents
 2016 Hank Zipzer (TV Series)
The Mayor
- Undercover Hank (2016) ... The Mayor
 2014 Not Going Out (TV Series)
- Wedding (2014) ... Vicar
 2014 Doctors (TV Series)
Reg Lawson
- Critical Care (2014) ... Reg Lawson
 2005-2008 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Cliff / Man in Boat / Canal Enthusiast
- Get Out of That, Then (2008) ... Cliff
- Who's That Talking to Lenny? (2006) ... Man in Boat
- The Swan Man of Ilkley (2005) ... Canal Enthusiast
 2005 It's a Boy! (Video short)
Tommy the Quail (voice)
 2004 Revolver (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Various Characters
 2001 Rex the Runt (TV Series)
Tiddles the Destroyer
- Mouse in the Kitchen (2001) ... Tiddles the Destroyer (voice)
 1999 The Big Stage (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... (as Cannon and Ball)
 1991 Cannon and Ball's Playhouse: Free Every Friday (TV Movie)
Ken Osbourne
 1991 Cannon and Ball's Playhouse: Growing Concern (TV Movie)
Tommy Davenport
 1991 Plaza Patrol (TV Series)
Bernard Cooney
- The Other Man's Grass (1991) ... Bernard Cooney
- Lilac Time (1991) ... Bernard Cooney
- Sweet Charity (1991) ... Bernard Cooney
- The Tramp Who Never Was (1991) ... Bernard Cooney
- The End (1991) ... Bernard Cooney
 1988 Mr. H Is Late (TV Short)
 1982 The Boys in Blue
Sergeant Tommy Cannon
 1980 Summer Royal (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
 1979 Star Treatment (TV Series)
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Alternate Names:

Cannon & Ball | Cannon and Ball | Cannon


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Part of the comedy double act, "Cannon & Ball", with Bobby Ball.

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