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Billy Connolly has revealed that he has no plans to retire from stand-up comedy in the near future. The comedy legend - who turns 70 on Saturday (November 24) - explained that he finds the idea of retirement "obscene". "The Chinese say that death seeks the hands that have nothing to do," he said. "Stand-up is what I do, it's my job. People say to me, 'You've enough money now, you can stop any time'. But that's like asking a painter to put down his brushes." Connolly was speaking at last night's Scottish BAFTAs, where he was awarded the 'Outstanding Contribution' prize. He added that he worried (more) »

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