BILLY, DON’T BE A ZERO! As the Big Yin stomps off in a huff (again) we bring you comedy’s best put-downs...
The former shipyard worker, whose aggressive Glaswegian patter made him one of the 1980s’ top funnymen, has lost his ability to bite back.
So today we look at some of the other top comics who chose to stay on stage and confront rowdy members of their audience.
Rufus Hound’s new compilation of sharp retorts – Stand Up Put Downs (published by Transworld Books, £9.99).