Billy Connolly's Parkinson's disease was first spotted by one of his fans, the comedian has revealed.
Connolly said he was approached by a man in a hotel who had noticed that the way he was walking showed signs of the disease.
"He said 'Billy, I'm a big fan, and I don't want to depress you, but I'm a surgeon and your gait would suggest you have early onset Parkinson's - and he was right.', Connolly says on the ITV documentary Billy Connolly's Big Send Off, which will be broadcast on 7 May at 9pm.
Connolly said he "wasn't unduly worried" when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer on the same day as learning he had Parkinson's.
More top news
All weekend it felt as though the new administration had a self-destruct button and was desperately searching for it.
Areas of dense freezing fog could mean possible delays to air travel until 10.30am, according to forecasts.
Survey shows support for compulsory sex and relationship education classes as students struggle to deal with online sexual harassment.