I was knighted this morning...
Sir Billy Connolly writes to Eric Idle
31st October 2017
As you rightly observed, I was knighted this morning, and, in my new position as Knight of the Realm, I have decided that I will no longer squander my good time by hanging out with scruff like you.
So you can fuck off.Famous comedian, and friend of the great, Sir Billy Connolly, CBE Unbearable Shit (Don’t you forget it)
From Eric Idle’s predictably funny memoir, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography. Published in 2018 by Crown Archetype. Photo: John Stillwell/Getty Images.