Glasgow-born comedian Billy Connolly has revealed he is receiving treatment for Parkinson's disease.
The 70-year-old entertainer is one of around 127,000 Britons living with the degenerative condition.
His friend, the independent MSP Margo MacDonald, who also suffers from the condition, joined Scotland Tonight to discuss the impact the illness has on patients' lives.
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