Quotes of the Week

Belfast Telegraph - Weekend - - CHRISTMAS FIRST WORD -

“I was ex­cited by the op­por­tu­nity to try to bring Water­ship Down to a new gen­er­a­tion, on such a huge scale as has never been done”.

James McAvoy ex­plains why he wanted to star in the BBC One adap­ta­tion of the clas­sic.

“Go to McDon­ald’s. I’m starv­ing. I’ll go back to the green room and dance un­til the sun comes up. Two chicken nugget meals and bar­be­cue sauce.”

Strictly Come Danc­ing win­ner Stacey Doo­ley on how she planned to cel­e­brate her win of the BBC danc­ing se­ries.

“A penalty shootout!”

Gary Lineker of­fered up his sug­ges­tion for solv­ing Brexit woes as he guest-hosted Have I Got News For You.

“I shed many tears. I gen­uinely did. I shed them as James and I shed them as Sid­ney.”

James Nor­ton re­veals film­ing his last scenes on Grantch­ester as Sid­ney Cham­bers were emo­tional.

“If Don­ald Trump can be pres­i­dent, why can’t I be king?”

EastEn­ders star Danny Dyer speak­ing about his royal her­itage.

“I was wor­ried I was go­ing to fall. I was wor­ried the wire would break and I would be that per­son ... ‘Can you be­lieve how Emily Blunt died?’”

Emily Blunt on do­ing stunts on a wire dur­ing film­ing for Mary Pop­pins Re­turns.

“Can’t be­lieve the amount of ar­ti­cles & com­ments about my bod. Some good, some bad. I will never EVER use a slim­ming app ever again. We’re all dif­fer­ent shapes & sizes.”

I’m A Celebrity star Emily Atack com­ments on In­sta­gram fol­low­ing her stint in the jun­gle.

“The only thing I’m sad about is my Elvis shrine. That’s all I wanted.”

Mi­ley Cyrus on los­ing her home in the re­cent fires in the US.

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