Suede's Brett Anderson on meeting David Bowie, NME
I was like a person at a fancy dress party. All the time I was enjoying the party I felt divorced from the key tenets of the time. A phrase like 'flower power' made my toes crawl.
Tom Stoppard remembers the Sixties, Time Out
At times it was driving me mad. I would go upstairs and say 'Christ, why can't he cheer up?'
Andrew Motion on the writing of his Larkin biography, Guardian
Roy was just too clean-cut. He staked his reputation on qualities like courage and honesty - things which just aren't so fashionable to talk about any more.
Roy of the Rovers editor Dave
Hunt on the demise of the footballing hero, The Face
The thing I wanted to be was strong, independent and jolly.
Oscar-winner Emma Thompson, on her early ambitions as an actress, New York Times
I was never going to be a kind of Meryl Streep figure. If anything like that had by some extraordinary chance occurred, I would have been very worried.
Alan Howard, the National's Macbeth, on his film career, TimesReuse content