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Billy Connolly

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This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the comedian and actor, Billy Connolly. His one-man shows continue to pack venues on both sides of the Atlantic and his performances in films such as Mrs Brown, The Debt Collector and The Imposters have won him great critical acclaim. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Long Gone Lonesome Blues by Hank Williams
Book: Oxford English Dictionary
Luxury: Banjo

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Jul 2002 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestBilly Connolly

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