Billy Connolly topped both channel 4 and Channel 5 polls to find the greatest ever stand-up. He received a knighthood in 2017 and was awarded the freedom of the city of Glasgow. Now, as Edinburgh Television Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, he exclusively looks back over his impact on the industry.
From his famous first appearance on Parkinson, to having his own sit-com in America, to keeping on broadcasting after his Parkinson’s diagnosis. Full of hilarious anecdotes and moving memories, this is a warm and touching interview with a legend. His wife, the broadcaster Pamela Stephenson Connolly, asks the questions.