Joke of the week: Billy Connolly on having peely-wally skin

Billy Connolly. Picture: Ian Watson
Billy Connolly. Picture: Ian Watson
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“I’m actually pale blue: it takes me a week of sunbathing to turn white.”

Billy Connolly

Born in the Anderston district of Glasgow, Billy Connolly set out to become a folk musician, but instead became the nation’s best-loved comic. The Big Yin’s pithy one-liners punctuate his famously rambling delivery, which – besides giving him a platform to tell jokes – made him a first-class storyteller.

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