Billy Connolly

Kelly Macdonald's Merida threatens to 'break the internet'

<b>Kelly Macdonald's animated character Merida appears in a new trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet, speaking Scots and using Scottish slang.</b><p>The clip of Merida has been turned into a meme, spreading across social media with people attempting to "decipher" what she is saying.<p>Scots and others, …

Walt Disney Company

Alan Alda reveals he has Parkinson's disease

<b>US actor Alan Alda, star of M*A*S*H and The West Wing, has revealed he has Parkinson's disease.</b><p>The 82-year-old told the CBS This Morning show he was diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago but had only decided to speak about it now.<p>"The reason I want to talk about it in public is... I've had a full …

Entertainment (UK)

Meet Tim Nutt, semi-finalist of SiriusXM's Canada's Top Comic 2018

The nation has been scoured, the contestants have been whittled down, and now it’s up to the public to help select who will make the final round of …

Canada

15 Movies That Completely *Went There* With Male Nudity

Well, hello Ben Affleck.<p>Men are naked in films a lot less frequently than women, which, if you ask us, is imbalanced and slightly unfair! But some …

Ben Affleck

Internet sensation set to go on stage

<b>By Ciara Quinn</b><p><b>A WEST</b> Belfast comedian whose parody of chart hits from the likes of Ed Sheeran – which has seen him go ‘viral’ on the internet – is …

Stand Up Comedy

Adam Hills Announces First Australian Stand-up Shows In Over Three Years

comedy > News<p>Adam Hills Announces First Australian Stand-up Shows In Over Three Years<p>Beloved Australian comedian <b>Adam Hills</b> has announced he is coming …

Comedy

The Lemon Circus recording date 12th June 2018 Christian Frank & Paul Miller

Live: Tuedsays - 6pm - 8pm https://www.twitch.tv/TheCrunchRadioPM<br>.<br>.<br>Musical selections from our …

British Humour

Take note Bob Geldof and Billy Connolly, plastic patriotism is the last refuge of the rich scoundrel

I heard a group of parents on the radio the other day being asked for the best piece of advice to pass on to children.<p>The usual fridge-magnet gems …

UK Politics

Sir Billy Connolly: ‘I dislike people who write England off because they’re Scottish.’

Sir Billy Connolly has described himself as the “least patriotic man in the world'' and said he dislikes people who “write England off because …

British Humour

Mackenzie Crook preparing to bring Worzel Gummidge back to TV

The Office star looks set to play the role made famous on television by Doctor Who's Jon Pertwee<p>Mackenzie Crook is set to bring Worzel Gummidge back …

TV

Burns Night: 35 great quotes about Scotland and the Scots

Scotland

‘Monty Python’ Heads To Netflix As SVOD Service Picks Up Entire Comedy Catalog

<i>Monty Python</i> is heading to Netflix after the SVOD service secured international rights to all of the classic British comedies.<p>The digital service has …

Monty Python

Glasgow: City of Crime and Culture - David Bowie, Razor Gangs, and a New Literary Era

Glasgow has always been misunderstood and mislabeled, a city of contradictions. Most commentators see the (amazing at the time) nomination of Glasgow …

David Bowie

Just how white is the legal profession? Firms collecting data

What better idea, in a week featuring International Women's Day, than to celebrate an old white man (just the one) who once graced our courts.<p>Hear us …

The City

GEOFFREY ROBERTSON’S OWN BOOK, BY HIS OWN SELF, ABOUT HIS OWN GREATNESS

And it’s titled <i>Rather His Own Man</i>.

Tom Cruise

Billy Connolly backs campaign to raise public money for a statue of Nelson Mandela in Glasgow

Planning permission has already been put in place for a statue and hopes to raise £250,000 to commission a memorial.<p>Sir Billy Connolly has given his …

Nelson Mandela

Vera star remembers fledgling days with Billy Connolly on groundbreaking drama that boosted their careers

Jon Morrison appeared with the Big Yin in acclaimed film Just Another Saturday which tackled the Orange marches in Glasgow for the first time.<p>When …

News (Scotland)

All 20 Pixar movies, ranked from worst to best

Walt Disney Company

Caged boxer Scott Harrison designs Christmas greetings card from behind bars

Harrison was jailed for attacking three men in Spain in 2007.<p>FALLEN fighter Scott Harrison is spending his festive season behind bars and away from …

British Humour

Jailed boxing star Scott Harrison paints Billy Connolly and it's a knock out portrait

Harrison has paid tribute to his favourite comedian in a striking piece of artwork he created while behind bars.<p>This striking portrait of Sir Billy …

British Humour

This is the UK's sexiest accent, according to Brits

The UK has spoken about which accent is the most attractive in a new survey and the winner might not come as a total surprise.<p>Yes, first place went straight to the Irish who speak that lovely Emerald Isle brogue.<p>The accent proved the most popular among both females (19%) and males (13%).<p>The …

British Humour

This is the sexiest accent according to Brits

The UK has spoken about which accent is the most attractive in a new survey and the winner might not come as a total surprise.<p>Yes, first place went …

Emerald Isle

Uh-Oh! Ed Sheeran Broke Royal Protocol While Receiving a Special Honor From Prince Charles

A trip to Buckingham Palace meant Ed Sheeran finally had to ditch his usual t-shirt and jeans for something a little more fitting. Ed is known for hitting even the most glamorous red carpet in casual threads, but for his investiture service on Thursday, he followed the strict dress code, sporting a …

Prince Charles

Ed Sheeran Ditched His Usual Casual Look For a Very Important Trip to the Palace

A trip to Buckingham Palace meant Ed Sheeran finally had to ditch his usual t-shirt and jeans for something a little more fitting. Ed is known for …

Buckingham Palace

Ed Sheeran Just Received a Very Special Honour From Prince Charles

A trip to Buckingham Palace meant Ed Sheeran finally had to ditch his usual t-shirt and jeans for something a little more fitting. Ed is known for …

Lifestyle (Australia)

BBC brings the belly laughs as Live At The Apollo returns with three great acts

Considering Peter Kay , Michael McIntyre and Mrs Brown deliver some of its biggest audiences, you’d think the BBC would do more to promote …

Television (UK)

9 Very British Stars Who Made Surprise Cameos In US TV Shows

It's always a jarring surprise to see British stars show up on US TV out of nowhere. Here are nine familiar faces we really didn't expect to see show …

TV

Billy Connolly at 75: Eddie Izzard, Armando Iannucci and more salute 'Beatles of comedy'

Comedy,Comedy,Culture,Stage,Billy Connolly,Armando Iannucci,Eddie Izzard,Shazia Mirza,Al Murray,Ross Noble,Susan Calman<p>Izzard was inspired by his incontinence knickers routine. Iannucci had to listen to his albums in secret. Al Murray was in awe of his rampant charisma. And he made Susan Calman …

Comedy

Sir Billy Connolly knighted in Buckingham Palace ceremony

The Scottish comedian says it is "kind of weird" to be a "Sir", after being honoured for services to entertainment and charity.<p>Comedian Sir Billy …

Buckingham Palace

Billy Connolly given knighthood at Buckingham Palace

The comedian and actor was recognised for his services to entertainment and charity<p><b>Billy Connolly</b> has been given a knighthood at Buckingham …

Buckingham Palace