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Billy Connolly

Celebrity genealogy series. Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly travels to India in the footsteps of his army ancestors and makes an extraordinary discovery.

Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly has always considered himself Scottish through and through but as he travels to India in the footsteps of his army ancestors, he makes an extraordinary discovery. Not only was his great-great-great-grandfather present at a pivotal point in Indian history, through him Billy's connection to India runs deeper than he had ever imagined.

59 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Billy Connolly
Series Producer Kathryn Taylor
Director Minoo Bhatia

Broadcasts

  • Thu 2 Oct 2014 21:00
  • Thu 16 Oct 2014 00:50
  • Tue 26 Jan 2016 14:00
  • Sat 6 Feb 2016 00:05
  • Wed 3 May 2017 14:30
  • Wed 3 May 2017 14:50
  • Mon 24 Sep 2018 14:45

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