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Pamela Stephenson: Billy Connolly is "doing extremely well" despite illnesses

Duration: 02:08

The actress and psychologist says her comedian husband is coping well despite being diagnosed with both cancer and Parkinson's Disease. She says his form of Parkinson's is developing so slowly that it's likely he will never see the worst symptoms. She says he probably had the disease for around 10 years before it was diagnosed. He has also recently had an operation to help treat his cancer and is still, she says, his "loveable, curmudgeonly self".

Available since: Tue 19 Aug 2014

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Richard Bacon 19/08/2014

Richard presents live from Edinburgh, with guests from the festival.

First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

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