Tag Archives: Billy Connolly

Film and Television Shoots Bring $33M to Glasgow, Scotland

People are still talking about last night’s Academy Awards ceremony and probably will be for a few days—who won, who lost, what did they wear, who photobombed who.  At the end of the day, show business is in fact just that, a ...

Billy Connolly Opts Out on Scottish Vote

Hold that order of haggis. Actor and comedian Billy Connolly says he will neither vote on the issue of independence for Scotland nor reveal on which side of the issue he comes down.

Billy Connolly Pledges To Work Through His Health Issues

When a popular entertainer starts to spend long periods out of the public eye, it can mean a few things: their appeal is on the wane, they’ve lost heart or got bored with the day job, they have a family they’d rather be ...

Gallery: The BAFTA Film Awards Red Carpet – Frocks And Fellas

Two important things you need to bear in mind about this year’s BAFTA Film Awards before looking over this sample of celebrity arrivals: 1) it was HOWLING it down with rain in London tonight and 2) Simon Pegg looks like he could ...

Watch: Dame Maggie Smith Leads Brit Cast In Dustin Hoffman’s ‘Quartet’

There seems to be a cinematic trend developing, in which directors get together as many British character actors as they can, and get them to rub their sharp edges awkwardly against each other, filming the sparks until all is smooth.

Watch: Third Trailer For Pixar’s Scots Epic ‘Brave’

Another trailer has emerged for the new Disney-Pixar epic, Brave, in which Kelly McDonald voices the fierce daughter of a highland warrior, played by Billy Connolly.

A Tribute To Earl Scruggs: Billy Connolly Plays ‘Cripple Creek’

The magnificent Earl Scruggs, bluegrass banjo player and (with his late partner Lester Flatt) country music cornerstone, passed away yesterday at the age of 88.

Watch: Full-Length Trailer For Pixar’s Pict Pic ‘Brave’

Way back in June, we showed you the teaser trailer for the new Pixar adventure ‘Brave’ which is set in ancient Scotland and features the vocal talents of geniune Scots Kelly McDonald, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly and Kevin ...

WATCH: The Trailer For ‘Brave’, Pixar’s Scottish Epic

Ah Pixar, you lovely people. First you bring toys to life, then you make cars into people, and now you’ve turned your anthropomorphic attention on the land of my forefathers, the Scottish.