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‘My hearing is going’: Sir Billy Connolly reveals symptoms of his Parkinson’s

‘My hearing is going’: Sir Billy Connolly reveals symptoms of his Parkinson’s

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Sir Billy Connolly has said he doesn't plan to return to the stage, six years after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The veteran comedian, 76, was diagnosed with the disease in 2013 and announced his retirement from live performance last year. Sir Billy said he now walks "unsteadily" and that his "hearing is going". Image: The comedian talked about his health on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky on Virgin Radio The Big Yin told The Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky on Virgin Radio that he had no plans to return to the stage."I don't think the way I used to," he said. Advertisement "I may perform at some other point, but I have no plans ...
Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'

Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'

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Sir Billy Connolly has assured fans he is "not dead" in a musical message after a programme documenting his battles with cancer and Parkinson's. The comments in a social media post follow a BBC programme called Billy Connolly: Made In Scotland which gave an update on his health problems and revealed his life was "slipping away".Reviewing his life in comedy for the show, Sir Billy said he felt "near the end", but insisted he was unafraid of what awaited him.But on Saturday, in an upbeat message released on social media, the comedy stalwart and talented folk musician told fans he was very much alive. As he strummed his banjo in what appeared to be his new home state of Florida, the comedian, who was born in Glasgow, said: "Not dying, not dead, not slipping away. Sorry if I ...