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Arts feature

Welder, banjo player, comedian, actor, and now artist – Billy Connolly interviewed

William Cook talks to Billy Connolly – welder, banjo player, comedian, actor, and now artist – about growing up in Glasgow, ditching the mike stand and living with Parkinson’s

11 April 2020

9:00 AM

11 April 2020

9:00 AM

We are in a basement gallery in London’s West End, and Britain’s greatest comedian is doing what he does best — sharing his delight at the daft absurdities of daily life. He remembers seeing a little boy wading into the freezing waters at Aberdeen. ‘You make a certain noise when the wave comes up.

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The drawings, paintings and sculptures from Billy Connolly’s exhibition Born on a Rainy Day are available to view and buy online at www.castlefineart.com.

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