Billy Connolly has revealed he feels his ‘life is slipping away’ as his Parkinson’s disease progresses.
The comedian, now 76, who was diagnosed in 2013, makes the admission in the second part of his BBC documentary series Made In Scotland.
He says: ‘There is no denying it, I am 75 [at the time of filming], I have got Parkinson’s and I am at the wrong end of the telescope of life, I am at the point where the yesteryears mean more than the yesterdays.
He adds: ‘I’m 75, I’m near the end, I’m a damn sight nearer the end than I am the beginning but it doesn’t frighten me, it’s an adventure and it is quite interesting to see myself slipping away.’
The Mirror reports that at certain points in the show, Billy asks the camera to stop filming as he struggles with his symptoms, while in another scene his hand shakes uncontrollably.
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