Quotes of the Week

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"I have forgiven Steve Norris. It was a long time ago and he was an extremely good kisser."

Edwina Currie, former Tory MP


"I thought you were dead."

Harry Hill, comedian, after being accosted by Michael Aspel for `This Is Your Life'

"Men are a luxury, not a necessity."

Cher, singer

"I shall avoid the Dome like the plague, and as for the Wheel, I can hardly bear to look at it, let alone go on it."

Ann Widdecombe, Shadow home secretary

"The prigs who attack Jeffrey Archer should bear in mind that we all, to some extent, reinvent ourselves. Jeffrey has just gone to a bit more trouble." Barry Humphries, alias Dame Edna