Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly
Billy Connolly in Manish, Isle of Harris, in the recent BBC documentary. Picture: 'Jaimie Gramston

Euan McColm: Honour Sir Billy while he’s still with us

A couple of weeks before Christmas, I was in a Glasgow taxi and got chatting to the driver about Billy Connolly. The comedian had recently announced that, at the age of 76, he was withdrawing from live performances. A career spanning more than five decades was at an end and we were both rather sad about that.

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