Billy Connolly voted most influential British comedian


Billy Connolly has been voted the most influential British comedian of all time.

The Big Yin beat the likes of Morecambe and Wise, Les Dawson and Victoria Wood to top the poll.

It was voted for by the public and comedians.

It puts Billy Connolly on a par with his friend Robin Williams, who was named most internationally influential comedian.

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