A celebration of Bobby Ball raises £9,000 for local child
PUBLISHED: 00:00 13 September 2018
Host of celebrities from the showbusiness world attended the event
Lytham Variety charity event
Entertainers Paul McCormick and Mark Jay
John Monk, Deni Middleton, Jan Cross, Roger Cunliffe, Helen High, Helen Bond, Steve High Marjorie Monk
Michael and Pat Wood
Tom Gallagher and John Camilleri
Yvonne Ball, Mo Illingworth, Sherrie Hewson and Mark Illingworth
Sue Vincent, Bobby Ball and Andrew Hogton
Stan Boardman, Ted Robbins and Bobby Ball on stage
The D3vas Diane Lynn, Caz Kaye and Tracey Jordan
Committee members Cameron Scott, Sandy Delbridge, Kerry Jones, David Jones, Deni Middleton, Danielle Barnett, John Barnett
Variety Regional Director Lyn Staunton, Bobby Ball and Yvonne Ball
A fun-packed Variety event to provide a local child with a wheelchair costing £8,000 was staged at the Clifton Arms Hotel in Lytham.
The day – which raised more than £9,200 – was a celebration of the comedian Bobby Ball, who now lives in the town.
Friends from showbusines, including Sherrie Hewson, Stan Boardman, Sue Vincent, Stu Francis, Su Pollard and Johnnie Casson, paid tribute to Bobby.
Bobby also received a lifetime appreciation award from Variety for outstanding support during his career.