I saw An Inspector Calls. My daughter went to see Arcadia twice.

Virginia Bottomley, the new Secretary of State for National Heritage, when asked to name the last performing-arts event she had visited (An Inspector Calls closed more

than six months ago), Evening Standard

I do wish [Liam Gallagher, of Oasis] wasn't so put out. He could always go back to being a painter and decorator in Burnage.

Morrissey, singer, Q

There's no way to measure his greatness or his magnitude.

Bob Dylan on the late Jerry Garcia, Times

We told the locals [on location] that it was called Swelter.

David O Russell, director of the mischievously titled Spanking the Monkey, Time Out

The overriding feeling was one of losing money.

Ray Faulks, organiser of the 1970 Isle of Wight festival, Guardian