Glasgow Commonwealth Games mascot unveiled
A cheeky cartoon mascot called Clyde is to help spread the word about Glasgow's Commonwealth Games in 2014.
The zip-sliding, street-dancing thistle, designed by a 12-year-old schoolgirl, was yesterday unveiled as the official mascot for the games.
Upstaging Olympic heroes Michael Jamieson and Rebecca Adlington at the official unveiling, Clyde has been described as "curious, confident and cheeky" and comes with a backstory narrated by the world's best-known Glaswegian, Billy Connolly.
Read more at Herald Scotland
Billy Connolly: The Man Live to Play San Francisco
Connolly is best known* for his work on the TV series Head of the Class. He has appeared opposite Judi Dench in the film Mrs. Brown, and will soon appear in the films Quartet and the two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.
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Source: Theater Mania
* we assume this refers to the US ;)