Billy Connolly

J.K. Rowling And Sir Paul McCartney Receive Top Honours In Queen's Birthday List

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

J.K. Rowling and Paul McCartney have been made Companions of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. 20 years after receiving his knighthood, ...

Billy Connolly Says Parkinson's Has 'Drawn Him Closer' To Wife Pamela Stephenson

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Billy Connolly has opened up about living with Parkinson’s disease, admitting that growing more reliant on wife Pamela Stephenson has actually helpe...

If Trump Jr Is An Alpha Male Then I'm An Omega Feminist

Alan Muir | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK
Alan Muir

Masculinity is a foreign country: they do things differently there. With due apologies to L.P. Hartley for mangling his wonderful line, that elegantl...

Parkinson's Forces Billy Connolly To Give Up His Beloved Banjo

PA | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Billy Connolly has had to give up playing his beloved banjo and guitar because of Parkinson's Disease.The 72-year-old comedian and actor started out ...

Caroline Frost

The Big Yin Had A Big Secret Of His Own | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

The first time Billy Connolly revealed his cancer to anyone outside his own family was to a young actress with the moment caught on camera. The co...

David Tennant Stars In 'What We Did On Our Holiday' (Exclusive Clip)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Tennant is back on the big screen in a couple of weeks in 'What We Did On Our Holiday' and we have an exclusive clip - watch above. From the...

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The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

To celebrate the forthcoming release of David Tennant’s new heart-warming comedy 'What We Did On Our Holiday', in cinemas 26 September 2014, The Huf...

David Tennant Back On The Big Screen (TRAILER)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Tennant's many fans will be pleased to know that, even if they didn't manage to secure tickets to see him on stage, they'll be able to see their...

Billy Connolly Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer And Parkinson's On Same Day

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Billy Connolly has revealed that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease on the same day. The 71-year-old comedian describes ...

Billy Connolly Is Not A Hobbit Fan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Comedy

National treasure (TM) Billy Connolly may be playing a dwarf in the next Hobbit movie - but he's not a fan of Tolkein's work, as he revealed on Conan ...

Big Yin Gets 'All-Clear'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Billy Connolly has been given the all-clear from prostate cancer. The actor and comedian, affectionately known as The Big Yin, was in Glasgow on Tuesd...

Billy Connolly Undergoes Cancer Surgery

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Billy Connolly has successfully undergone surgery for prostate cancer in America, it has been revealed. The Scottish comic is also being treated fo...

Janey Godley's Daughter Ashley Storrie Returns to Comedy and Tells of Lugs, Bear & Gangrel

John Fleming | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Scots comedienne Janey Godley's daughter Ashley Storrie has decided to take up comedy again, after a gap of about 11 years (depending on how you calculate it). Ashley got her first acting part at the age of three as 'the wee girl in the metal tea urn' in the movie Alabama.

Billy Connolly: Modern Comics 'Killing Stand-Up Comedy'

The Telegraph | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Billy Connolly has waded into the row over Channel 4's controversial TV quiz which sparked a storm of protest from outraged viewers - and accused mode...

Caroline Frost

Sheridan Smith Reveals She 'Spent The Whole Time Crying' On Quartet | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sheridan Smith reveals she had an emotional time of it, filming 'Quartet' with some British blue-blood acting royalty around her, and a Hollywood lege...

WIN FREE Preview Tickets To See 'Quartet'

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Quartet' is the charming directorial debut from Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman. The highly-anticipated British masterpiece comes to UK cinemas on 1 Janu...

EXCLUSIVE: Dustin Hoffman Recruits A-List Brits For Directorial Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dustin Hoffman has enlisted a fine British cast, including Dame Maggie Smith, Sheridan Smith and Michael Gambon, for his directorial debut 'Quartet' a...

20 Great Heckler Put-Downs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Comedy

All hail the internet's new king of heckler put-downs, comedian Bryson Turner. In a video that's going viral, Turner expertly handles a heckler in...

The Big Yin Turns Artist

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.03.2012 | Home

During his long and successful career the most substantial difference we’ve seen in Billy Connolly is when he dyed his beard purple. Well, it's ...

Guess Who's Joining The Hobbit!

WENN | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Peter Jackson has completed the star-studded cast of The Hobbit after signing up Billy Connolly to play a dwarf warrior. The Gulliver's Travels act...

What Lies Beneath: Why Underwear Is the Underdog in a Man's Wardrobe

Carin King | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

They have helped make stars and history, formed political fashions and pharaohs' essentials for the afterlife and are counted as one indicator of economic boom and bust. They also stay closer to men for longer than their wives or girlfriends ever will. So, why is it that men apparently give so little consideration to their underpants?

New Year's Resolutions for 2012

thesophie | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Even though I'm about as good as it gets, I realised that it is about that time of year to start thinking about how to better myself in the coming 12 months. I've drawn up three for now, let me know yours in the comments section.

Hoffman Reduced To Tears

Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Dustin Hoffman was reduced to tears on the set of his directorial debut Quartet when he heard his leading actors singing opera. The Rain Man star r...

Why Billy Connolly's Latest Adventures Reminded Me of The Dorking Review

Catherine Graham | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Comedy
Catherine Graham

Billy Connolly''s Route 66 Documentary last week was so funny, it reminded of a book I'm reading at the moment that was especially created to make the...