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Billy Connolly: Challenges of Parkinson’s getting worse

Scottish comic Sir Billy Connolly has mentioned the medical challenges he faces whereas filming for tv are “getting worse”.

He was talking throughout a session on the Edinburgh TV Festival honouring the 78-year-old with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the trade.

Sir Billy was identified with Parkinson’s illness in 2013 and retired from reside performances 5 years later.

The comic has continued to make TV programmes however, interviewed by his spouse, Dr Pamela Stephenson Connolly, he mentioned: “The challenges these days have been medical. They are getting worse.”

“I must weigh it up and see how unhealthy it will get. Play it by ear.”

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