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  1. Barbara Dickson on her golden career and the sexiness of the Scots languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Sunday Herald

    ... in the 1960s Dickson began to play in folk clubs in Dunfermline and St Andrews. She was a contemporary of Billy Connolly and Gerry Rafferty and loved the camaraderie of that. She was possibly the only solo woman on the circuit. "I was just with a ...

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  2. Katie Melua, Collabro & Josh Widdicombe Join Forces for...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... albums for Katherine Jenkins , Alfie Boe and Collabro, films including Dustin Hoffman 's Quartet (starring Billy Connolly and Dame Maggie Smith ) and classical stage work at venues like the Royal Festival Hall. James has conducted artists from Aqua ...

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  3. Billy Connolly's Tracks Across AmericaRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Though Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has spent almost half his life living in the United States, he hasn't seen many of the places that fall in between the country's major cities and airports. In the three-part program BILLY CONNOLLY'S TRACKS ACROSS AMERICA, he travels from Chicago to New York on a 6,000 mile, 26-state train journey through the "backyard of America."

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  4. 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Is All About OlafRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | WGBH

    ... bleak landscapes and baroquely decrepit mansions. Both feature beloved actors in small-ish roles (Film: Billy Connolly! Luis Guzman! Catherine O'Hara!; TV: Patrick Warburton! Aasif Mandvi! Catherine O'Hara!), and both attempt to achieve the singular ...

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  5. Billy Connolly's Tracks Across AmericaRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Though Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has spent almost half his life living in the United States, he hasn't seen many of the places that fall in between the country's major cities and airports. In the three-part program BILLY CONNOLLY'S TRACKS ACROSS AMERICA, he travels from Chicago to New York on a 6,000 mile, 26-state train journey through the "backyard of America."

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  6. View scheduleRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Though Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has spent almost half his life living in the United States, he hasn't seen many of the places that fall in between the country's major cities and airports. In the three-part program BILLY CONNOLLY'S TRACKS ACROSS AMERICA, he travels from Chicago to New York on a 6,000 mile, 26-state train journey through the "backyard of America."

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  7. Lemony Snicket's Unlikely JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Film School Rejects

    ... in the titular role as Count Olaf and rounded out the cast with Jude Law, Emily Browning, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, and Meryl Streep. When it was released it was moderately successful and there were always rumblings of a sequel. Of course, this ...

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  8. Billy Connolly's Tracks Across AmericaRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Though Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has spent almost half his life living in the United States, he hasn't seen many of the places that fall in between the country's major cities and airports. In the three-part program BILLY CONNOLLY'S TRACKS ACROSS AMERICA, he travels from Chicago to New York on a 6,000 mile, 26-state train journey through the "backyard of America."

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  9. View scheduleRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Though Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has spent almost half his life living in the United States, he hasn't seen many of the places that fall in between the country's major cities and airports. In the three-part program BILLY CONNOLLY'S TRACKS ACROSS AMERICA, he travels from Chicago to New York on a 6,000 mile, 26-state train journey through the "backyard of America."

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  10. How Queen Victoria's exchanges with servant John Brown stayed privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... Brown is best remembered today thanks to the acclaimed 1997 film Mrs Brown, starring Dame Judi Dench and Billy Connolly (pictured) John Brown, who was seven years Victoria's junior, is best remembered today thanks to the acclaimed 1997 film Mrs ...

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  11. Singer McGinn was a bigger draw than Bob Dylan at Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... Matt also entertained audiences with his stories and jokes, which was a style later adopted and polished by Billy Connolly. In fact, a young Billy was on the bill at a Glasgow University gig with Matt but had to pull out at the last minute. Matt ...

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  12. webANXjudidenchallworldstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | This Is Grimsby

    Documentary celebrating the life and times of veteran actress Judi Dench, looking back at the high points of her 60-year career. Billy Connolly recalls the time, when filming Mrs Brown, he thought she was falling in love with him, Samantha Bond remembers how she calmed Pierce Brosnan's nerves to prepare him for his first scene with the actress, while Harvey Weinstein reveals how Dame Judi honoured him with a `tattoo'.

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  13. 'Brave': It's the girls' turn to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KION 46

    ... will-o'-the-wisps -- the movie quickly checks off the expected sightings: kilts, haggis, caber-tossing and Billy Connolly. Nessie doesn't make the cut, but I wouldn't be too surprised if she showed up in a sequel. Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) ...

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  14. Manuel's best moments: A tribute to Andrew Sachs' Fawlty Towers anticsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Actor Andrew Sachs,best known for his portrayal of Manuel in the 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86. Although he took on many other roles in a varied career, including, recently, parts in Coronation Street, and alongside Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly in the film Quartet, it will be his role as the Barcelona-born waiter that is remembered most.

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  15. Billy Connolly brings his new tour to Bournemouth next weekRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    He's been hailed as the UK's most influential comedian of all time and now Billy Connolly is bringing his latest stand-up tour to Bournemouth Comedy legend Billy Connolly is on the road again with his High Horse show, which comes to the BIC for two nights on November 28 and 29. It won't surprise fans to know that the Big Yin - as he is affectionately known, particularly in his native Scotland - has been voted the best comedian of all time by Channel 4, and included as one of the Huffington Post's favourite UK comedians. Connolly's press release describes him as a 'stand-up comedian, actor, musician, TV presenter and artist' - although his professional life actually began with an apprenticeship as a welder in his hometown of Glasgow.

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  16. Billy Connolly brings his new tour to Bournemouth next weekRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    He's been hailed as the UK's most influential comedian of all time and now Billy Connolly is bringing his latest stand-up tour to Bournemouth Comedy legend Billy Connolly is on the road again with his High Horse show, which comes to the BIC for two nights on November 28 and 29. It won't surprise fans to know that the Big Yin - as he is affectionately known, particularly in his native Scotland - has been voted the best comedian of all time by Channel 4, and included as one of the Huffington Post's favourite UK comedians. Connolly's press release describes him as a 'stand-up comedian, actor, musician, TV presenter and artist' - although his professional life actually began with an apprenticeship as a welder in his hometown of Glasgow.

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  17. See Billy Connolly get on his high horseRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    THERE'S still a handful of tickets left to see one of the country's best loved comedians, Billy Connolly, who will be in Bournemouth at the end of the month for two shows at the BIC. His High Horse tour is a rare stand-up outing for Connolly who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2013.

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  18. Phil and friends return to Glasgow with their Christmas SongbookRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    ... who has worked with artists as diverse as Mark Knopfler, Paul Weller and Patti Smith, Teenage Fanclub and Billy Connolly. Ian Carr, who is best known for his original and eclectic approach to traditional music guitar has established an instantly ...

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  19. Billy Connolly bringing stand-up show to BournemouthRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    THERE'S still a handful of tickets left to see one of the country's best loved comedians, Billy Connolly, who will be in Bournemouth at the end of the month for two shows at the BIC . His High Horse tour is a rare stand-up outing for Connolly who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2013.

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  20. Colston HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | This Is Staffordshire

    ... 1 2, Richard Hawley, Robert Plant and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; comedy from Harry Hill, Jimmy Carr and Billy Connolly; as well as being a key player in many of Bristol's wider events including the Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival, ...

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