” All the libel lawyers will tell you there’s no libel any more, that everyone’s given up. “


” This job certainly doesn’t win you a huge amount of friends, I accept that, but it is very enjoyable, and deep down I think it’s probably quite a worthwhile job. “


” There’s an awful lot of terrible television which I could do, but I mostly stick to Have I Got News for You. “


” You can’t understand Twenties England until you appreciate it was under a cloud of mourning. Nearly everyone was grieving. “


” The best comedy is where you attack the strong, not the weak. “


” You have a huge amount of confidence when you’re younger, which slowly ebbs away for the rest of your life. You think: ‘No problem. I can do that. Why shouldn’t I do it? “


” I’ve got a very peculiar sort of fame, based on being on the telly. It doesn’t mean you have the lifestyle people expect. “



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