Thursday 18th November 2021 7.30pm / Main House


An Audience with Tommy Cannon with Stu Francis and Johnnie Casson.

If it is the wonderful tonic of laughter that you are looking for, then you have come to the right place!

Tommy will be joined on stage by his good pals, Johnnie Casson and Stu Francis, for a magical nostalgic evening of laughter, song and a chance to join in and listen to Tommy recount tales from his life and career with Bobby Ball with Q&A’s from the audience!

The three legendary comedians will be pulling into Alnwick on the 18 November.  A treat for all comedy fans of all ages!

Comedian, actor and singer Tommy Cannon is of course best known as part of the double act Cannon and Ball, along with the late friend and colleague Bobby Ball. One of the UK’s all-time favourite duos they became comedy legends and have been firm favourites since their first TV appearance in 1968 on Opportunity Knocks.  Their Saturday-night television series The Cannon and Ball Show was one of LWT’s most successful series, with consistently high viewing ratings over 12 years.

Stu Francis, comedian and children’s entertainer, whose ‘Crush A Grape’ catchphrase, while he was lead presenter on Blue Peter in the 1980s, made him a household name.

Johnnie Casson has appeared on numerous occasions on British television, notably on ITV’s The Comedians.  One of the comics favourite comics, Johnnie was a regular on the couch with Des O’Connor. Bob Monkhouse rated him as one of the top four comedians in the country. He not only tells funny stories, based on his situations in life, he is a genuinely funny man.


Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 18th November 2021 7.30pm

Full Price: £22.00 | Concession: £20.00 (Premier seating available for an additional £1.00 per ticket)

Running Time: TBC

Your Visit

We look forward to your visit!

Parking is located to the rear of the Playhouse in the public car parks. Parking discs are required to be displayed until 6pm and are available from the Visitor Information Centre located within the Playhouse building. Please check individual car park signs for any time restrictions.

Grab a bite to eat at McKenna’s or why not relax and enjoy a drink in our Playhouse Bar? The bar serves an extensive range of drinks including draught and local bottled beers, wines, a specialist gin list and cocktails.

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