Highlights from the Big Yin's 2002 stage tour of Belfast, Newcastle, London, Cardiff, Sheffield and Manchester - and, in particular, Dublin. Topics include the horrors of a prostrate ... See full summary »
From the days when he still had red hair and was rising to the peak of his career, this is one of Billy's legendary early performances. The culmination of a marathon British tour that ... See full summary »
Billy Connolly's pathologically devoted fans have helped make him the best-selling comedian around the world. In this raucous special taped in New York, Billy Connolly brings his uncensored, uncut and unpredictable stand-up to the U.S.
Take this: I've got Parkinson's disease, and I wish he had of f**ken kept it to himself!. Also called Shaking Palsy, and I'm f**ken glad he showed up!. And don't put your shaking hands in your pocket to hide it, whilst admiring a nude painting at an art gallery.
He talks about signing autographs on money and being mistaken for a drug dealer by the Scottish police, and a long story about a movie armorer lost in Scotland mistaking a sunbathing cat for one he had run over.
You just have to be there (or listen to this live recording). The beauty is, despite obvious stiffness from Parkinson's, he hasn't lost anything: the mind is as sharp as ever.
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