Jimmy White, snooker
player, on Ron Wood, of
the Rolling Stones, Loaded
If you look at The Young Ones it was a nuclear family. Mike was the dad, Neil was the mum, Vyv was the little boy and Rick was the little girl, complete with pigtails. We didn't realise it at the time.
Rik Mayall, actor, deconstructs the 1980s comedy hit, Observer
We concocted the best drink I ever tasted - a chocolate martini, made with vodka, Hershey's syrup and Kahlua. How we survived I'll never know.
Elizabeth Taylor, actress, on how she and Rock Hudson coped with the Texan heat while filming Giant, Guardian
When technology is used to secure the fundamentally modern principles of universal human rights - for shelter, food, health care, education and freedom - . . . the spirit of modernity finds its very expression.
Sir Richard Rogers, architect, gives The Reith Lectures, Radio 4