Reading the play at home, however fulfilling, can never be the vivacious experience that Shakespeare intended.
My eyebrows could do with a trim.
The history of the relationship between comedy and swimming is short indeed. Of course it is always funny when someone falls into water, but that’s about it.
Obviously I am not bothered about men’s fashion – is anyone, apart from Jonathan Ross?
Comedy ages quicker than tragedy, to the extent that we can’t know if the 10 commandments may originally have been 10 hilarious one-liners.
I abhor nothing more than bumping into someone I know on the Tube.
My sister-in-law believes that few narratives are so tightly constructed that you can’t skip boring bits and still keep abreast of what’s going on.
It was Julie Burchill who decreed that, beyond a certain age, a man should not be seen in a leather jacket.
It is more interesting to be compared to someone famous, because it lets you gauge what perceptions people have about your appearance.
An uninspiring canvas becomes a glamorous masterpiece when it is reattributed to a better-known artist.
If you want to be happy for a short time, get drunk happy for a long time, fall in love; happy forever, take up gardening.
If you want to write something of length, however modern and radical, you must live the life of an elderly gentleman of the 1950s.