Glasgow Is About To Be Taken Over By 50ft Billy Connollys

To celebrate the comedian's 75th birthday

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As one of Glasgow's favourite sons, comedian Billy Connolly is used to being worshipped around the Scottish capital.

And now, as part of celebrations around his 75th birthday, the council have decided to commission 50ft portraits of the Big Yin to be placed across the walls of Glasgow city centre.

Sweet, and ever so slightly terrifying.

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According to the Daily Record, Connolly said: "I'm probably more famous for being a Glaswegian than anything else I've actually done.

"It's been great to have been home to take part in this and a real privilege to be part of these artists' work."

They're set to feature in BBC Scotland's Billy Connolly: Porait of a Lifetime, to be broadcast in June.

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