"Doing Blair was definitely difficult at first, but he is getting so messianic now it is a lot easier." - Rory Bremner, impressionist.
"A drunk man is more likely to find a woman attractive. So, if all else fails, get him drunk." - Dr Patrick McGhee, who coaches women on dating techniques.
"It is like being at an England vs All Blacks rugby match and you are the ball. Everyone wants to kill you." - Nigel Montford, a traffic warden, on the perils of his job.
"I might well use 'newt' in my slogan, but I certainly wouldn't use 'New'." - Ken Livingstone, distinctly Old Labour MP and breeder of amphibians, on his prospects of becoming London mayor.
"I'm just so excited - it's wonderful - and a very good quality wine here." - Wendy Richard, EastEnders actress, after meeting the Queen for the first time.Reuse content