Billy Connolly and Me: A Celebration

Celebrities and fans pay tribute to arguably our greatest stand-up comedian...

‘Billy Connolly was the first stand-up comedian I ever saw. My gran put on a video when I was about 11 and it was the first time in my life I cried laughing,’ says fan Danielle, summing up how pretty much all of us felt when we first encountered the fabulously funny Glaswegian.

She is one of many Billy fans, including famous faces like Judi Dench, Elton John and Peter Kay, who pepper this tribute with their memories of surely our greatest stand-up comedian.

The man himself talks about his 50 years in the business, and how he’s sticking two fingers up at the Parkinson’s disease which is attacking his body but not his sense of humour.