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Billy Connolly States His Life is “Slipping Away”

At the start of December, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live comedy, now he has admitted his life is ‘slipping away’. During the BBC documentary series Made In Scotland, Connolly discussed his Parkinson’s disease and admitted he is “near the end” and life is “slipping away”. In the documentary the …

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Billy Connolly Is Retiring From Live Comedy

Billy Connolly has announced his retirement from live comedy.  In an interviewed with the Radio times, he talked about how he has tried medicinal cannabis to treat his Parkinson’s disease and struck back at Michael Parkinson’s claim that his illness has ‘dulled’ his brain. “He thought I’d lost track, mentally, but I …

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Billy Connolly Becomes Sir Big Yin

At the age of 75 Billy Connolly has been given a British knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.  In 2003, he was presented with a Bafta Lifetime Achievement Award and a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List and in 2010, he was given the highest honour Glasgow could bestow …

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LIVE Comedy Gigs this February

Dry January is over – now it’s Funny February when you hit the town and have a good laugh.  Even if you don’t drink, comedy is the perfect solution to have a good night out that isn’t just focused on knocking the drink back. As well as supporting your local …

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