Confessions of a big-name
from Stephen Daldry's
Edinburgh diary, Guardian
There's something about prancing around on stage hoping people are going to like you which is rather pathetic . . . I have no interest in the West End as an actor. As a director, though - I wouldn't mind.
Sir Anthony Hopkins,
The idea that the first guy I ever slept with is now married and has kids really breaks me up.
telling Cosmopolitan (US)
about the loss of her virginity
I've never had a bad experience with sex.
Dolly Parton, singer-actress, ibid
It was the making of me. It was the day I was born.
Lord (Lew) Grade, 87-year-old
TV mogul, on the moment, 51
years ago, when he smoked his
first cigar, Daily Telegraph
Howard (Donald) is the only one to get his bum out. He has the best bum.
Mark Owen, of Take That,
on the band's new stage show,
We do everything tongue in cheek, it's all about fun.
Gary Barlow, also of Take That
No insight is so satisfying as one about the whole love thing. Not that I've had any.
Rob Newman, comedian and
novelist, The Face
For alarmingly large chunks of each day, I am a moron.
Stephen North, actor, starring
in a dramatisation of Nick
Hornby's book Fever Pitch at
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