BILLY Connolly is to perform a lengthy tour of Despite battling a series of serious health problems in recent months, the comedian is to launch his High Horse Tour in late September.
The tour will take in
Recently his wife
After his blood clot was treated, the Scottish star was discharged from hospital, but the problem emerged again when he was filming a documentary for ITV about dealing with death, which was broadcast in May.
The comedian and actor recently sold his Candacraig mansion in Strathdon,
His new tour will start at
The Music Hall is where Connolly first wore his famous big banana boots in 1975.
The comic's stint at
"The Big Yin - one of our own and back on home soil."
"When he last played the Music Hall five years ago, the tickets were instantly snapped by fans who burned up our phone lines and besieged the Music Hall, so we fully expect the 2,600 up for grabs for the September nights to fly out the door on Friday."
Connolly was given the all-clear by doctors after prostate cancer surgery but has spoken of his fears about the affects of Parkinson's disease.
Connolly has spoken of beginning to forget his lines during performances, saying it was "f****** terrifying" and admitting "I feel like I'm going out of my mind".
Tickets for the shows go on sale at
Connolly has been voted best comedian of all time by
Most recently, he has appeared in Quartet, directed by
He recently presented the two-part television series
He added: "Even in the case of my father, they took him off the life-support machine and the whites of his eyes were kind of yellow with the morphine the doctors had given him and he was breathing in that chesty, congested way from the pneumonia and then his breathing suddenly changed to a very calm, quiet breathing.
"And he looked at my sister and he looked at me and the whites of his eyes were white again and he just slid away.
"It seemed a very comfortable thing."
Connolly will also this year be delving into his family history for a new series of BBC1's Who Do You Think You Are?
BILLY Connolly is to perform a lengthy tour of
Despite battling a series of serious health problems in recent months, the comedian is to launch his High Horse Tour in late September.