Series 1, Episode 3 - Dirty Bits
Featuring some very frank chat from Billy as he looks back at his youthful sex education, or lack of it, and getting an idea of the basics from toilet walls. There is winching in closes and lots more, as the programme shows how Billy dealt with his own embarrassment, by shining a light on it, and inadvertently challenged the sexual mores of the time. And some noted Scottish female entertainers reveal how his comedy routines were a force for liberation at the time.
- Thursday 28th May 2020
- BBC Scotland
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
Sir Billy Connolly has opened up on how his taboo-busting routines about sex were inspired by his own "deep embarrassment" about his lack of knowledge as a teenager and his failure to get women to take him seriously.
Brian Ferguson, The Scotsman, 28th May 2020