Sir William Connolly, CBE is a much-loved Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He is the recipient of a BAFTA Lifetime Achievement Award and is regularly voted the nation's favourite stand-up comedian. Billy was born and raised in Glasgow and now lives in America. He announced his retirement from live performance in December 2018.
A read that entirely fits the personality of the extreme personality who wrote it, Connolly's raucous run through his life is as furious, funny and foul-mouthed as you'd expect. His stand-up knack for easy storytelling shines through - Sunday TimesConnolly's writing is so much like his speech you can hear him as you read. - Evening StandardOne of stand-up's great naturals. No one told a story better. - GuardianWild and whirling . . . it reads like a talking book - ObserverA glorious memoir full of insights into the funnyman's life and career. Hilarious. - PrimaThe Big Yin Bible - The ListRaucous and side-splitting - Yours