Tthheeyysaid it . . .
“There was a time when a beautiful person was considered something fine and to be celebrated. Now a beautiful person is assumed to be shallow and flaky. If you are beautiful in today’s society you are presumed to have no substance”
Actor Colin Firth “I like to have a man in my life and I do have a partner. But I don’t think you need one any more”
Actress Jill Halfpenny. “I loved the Olympics until it came to Britain. I want to set up a kind of schadenfreude festival where everyone hates the Olympics and every day we take part in a peculiarly British thing that we are really good at - the first on the list would be moaning” Cross-dressing award-winning
potter Grayson Perry “It is a rather silly, badly executed cartoon. In fact it is enough to make you want to scream” Historian AN Wilson, who is appalled that Munch’s The Scream sold for £74 million “People were bonking all over the BBC. Everybody was doing it on the premises” Actress Katy Manning recalls
the 1960s “Don’t let temper get the better of you” Tory MP Louise Mensch having a Twitter spat with Labour MP