Caroline Quentin Cropped up almost as frequently last year - on adverts, quiz shows, the television version of An Evening with Gary Lineker - as her other half. In 1995 her ubiquity will be sealed by a new sitcom, produced by Humphrey Barclay, which insiders reckon has as good a chance as any of attaining a British television Holy Grail: the English Roseanne. By the end of the year, many will be referring to Paul Merton as Caroline Quentin's husband.
Patrick Marber Although the least prominent of the Iannucci-Coogan-Morris comedy axis, Marber is much more than a side-kick. A fine scriptwriter, he has developed, as his Spiros in Three Fights . . . and, as most of the guests on the Alan Partridge Show proved, suffici ent presence to suggest he is destined for imminent household name-checks. Like Mike "Wayne's World" Myers, Marber started out as the comic turn on TV-am's Wide Awake Club, disproving the old adage: if you want to get on, never work with children, pets o r Timmy Mallett.Reuse content