Off to see Billy Connolly tonight

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Flakey, Nov 10, 2016.

  1. Flakey

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    Hope he can still make me laugh like he used to, not had a proper side splitter for quite a while!
    Wonder if he's got Parkinson's because he was on Michaels show so often?
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  2. bernjb56

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    Enjoy - reckon he's still a funny man :thumbsup:
  3. He became harder and harder to understand for me yun . Enjoy
  4. The big yin
  5. Poptop2

    Poptop2 Moderator

    My lad saw him in Brum recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. Top, Top man BC.
  6. I don't know who's harder to understand people from Scotland or people from Brum, I'm glad I speak the Queens English .... cockney
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  7. Poptop2

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  8. jivedubbin

    jivedubbin Moderator

    very clever and entertaining.unlike Ken Dodd bloody hell never again although give him his due he doesn't give up
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  9. Used to like him when he started - then he started putting in the F word in every sentence - someone should tell these comedians that swearing does not make an average joke funnier.
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  10. He should, about as funny as pulling teeth
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  11. Poptop2

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    I noticed that, but that's because I go back to his early days too.
  12. Flakey

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    Billy's always sworn, it's just the way he talks and I've never found it offensive, quite the opposite, the only time he had to tone it down was in his early days on the BBC
  13. I like the stuff he has done recently, especially Route 66 and some of the other programmes, shows he has alternative things too!
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  14. connolly was brillant in the 70 s 80s he is now crap , spent to much time trying to be american in there humor , which is not funny , he all ways comes to derry as he and phil coulter are best friends ,
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  15. I saw Billy a couple of times in the mid 80s. Brilliant. Couldn't stop laughing. I hope he still has the gift of his verbal delivery and not lost it to Parkinson.
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  16. Flakey

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    He was as brilliant as ever, 2hrs straight through, cried laughing most of time.
  17. when I watched him on route 66 etc ,I had to put subtitles on...:hattip:
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