Tom Stoppard, playwright, on what the public wants, Times Artists are fragile, they need looking after. Many lead tragic, lonely lives.
Malcolm McLaren, pop impresario, European
By the end of the show you'd have blacks and whites dancing in the aisles together. That's what Motown music did.
Martha Reeves, singer, on 1960s tours of the segregated Deep South, Telegraph Lots of 'Have at you' and 'Ha]' I had food-poisoning at the time, so 'Ha]' was a bit risky.
Timothy Spall, actor, on playing Porthos in a new radio adaptation of The Three Musketeers, Radio Times
The criteria for casting on Home and Away is age first, looks second and talent last.
Lisa Lackey, former star of Australian soaps, MirrorReuse content