Blackpool Tower’s wonderful tribute to the late Bobby Ball

As tributes poured in yesterday after the news that Bobby Ball, local comedian and one half of the comedic duo, Cannon & Ball, had died in hospital after contracting coronavirus.

Friends, family and fans of Bobby’s comedic career, and many people with fond memories of Bobby throughout the years, were devastated at the news of his death; they all came together online to mourn and celebrate his life.

In addition to all the tributes online, Blackpool Tower dedicated a light show on the famous landmark.

Yvonne Ball, Bobby Ball’s wife who lives in Lytham St Annes, posted a video of the tribute to her Facebook and thanked the public for all the kind words and wishes.

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