The BEST of Billy
His appearance on Michael Parkinson’s BBC chat show introduced him to a wider audience.
not the nine o’clock news (1979)
Billy met his future
Stephenson, when he appeared on the BBC2 sketch show.
an audience With… (1985)
a classic stand-up comedy performance from Billy in front of an audience of celebrity fans for an ITV special.
World tour of scotland (1994)
First of many globetrotting tv travelogues, which saw Billy touring his homeland.
Mrs Brown (1997)
Billy earned a Bafta nomination for his
portrayal of John Brown, the favoured Scottish servant of Queen Victoria, who was played by
Dame Judi Dench.
the hobbit (2014)
Fearsome dwarf warrior Dáin Ironfoot in the third of director
Stand-up: Comedian Billy
tall tales: as dwarf warrior Dáin
Royal bonds: Billy and Judi in Mrs Brown