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Billy Connolly: 'I'm not ready to go back on stage'

Billy Connolly says he would love to perform live again but he's "not ready".

BBC, 11th October 2019

Interview: Billy Connolly

Now enjoying a 'surreal' life in Florida - the climate's good for his Parkinson's - the veteran comedian talks about fame, fishing and finally publishing his routines in book form.

Tim Adams, The Guardian, 6th October 2019

Billy Connolly: a very Scottish story

Scotland's greatest comedian is taking his final bow and leaving the stage next week with the screening of his last ever stand-up show. Neil Mackay explores his life and legacy, and discovers just how closely Billy Connolly's incredible journey mirrors the journey of Scotland.

Neil Mackay, The Herald, 6th October 2019

My Comedy Hero: Susie McCabe on Billy Connolly

As she takes her Born Believer tour across Scotland, the Glasgow comic picks the Big Yin as her comic idol.

Brian Donaldson, The List, 2nd October 2019

Billy Connolly reveals his comedy secret... no jokes

After half a century making the world howl with laughter, Billy Connolly has revealed the secret behind his comedy success...don't tell jokes.

Murray Scougall, The Sunday Post, 30th September 2019

Still Game proves there is Scottish comedy

To call Sir Billy Connolly out for an error of judgement is like suggesting the goddess Athena wasn't very good at sums. But when it comes to claiming there is no such thing as Scottish comedy, our greatest living comedian, if not our greatest living entertainer, hasn't called it right. The evidence? There is lots of it but let's start here: this weekend sees the opening of Still Game at the SSE Hydro, a comedy experience which has attracted almost half of all Scottish television audiences at one point and is set to fill another 15 nights at the country's biggest arena.

Brian Beacom, The Herald, 27th September 2019

Billy Connolly's son battling drug & drink addiction

Sir Billy Connolly reveals son battling drug and alcohol addiction.

Stuart MacDonald, The Scotsman, 20th September 2019

BBC releases some historic comedy moments

The BBC is making hundreds of clips from its archive available to watch on a new website. Comics featured include Spike Milligan, Pete and Dud, Kenny Everett and Billy Connolly.

Chortle, 10th September 2019