THEY SAID WHAT?
“We need to demonstrate that there is more to Westminster politics than just pantomime”
- Andrea Leadsom, Leader of the House of Commons.
“It makes my tummy go giddy when I think about the first show - I just want to get on with it right now”’
- Broadcaster Zoe Ball who has anxiety dreams about her first stint hosting the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show on Monday.
“I was brought up in south Wales, and people are brilliant. You met such brilliant people who don’t know that they’re funny, who just don’t know that what they’re saying is hilarious” - Actress Ruth Jones. “I’m good at playing the emotionally strangled person. The woman who is in the worst place in her life. That’s me!”
- Actress Thandie Newton, above.
“Prime Minister’s Questions has become a ludicrous, abusive, screaming match full of insults and contempt. Sometimes it’s worse than that and the confrontation is pre-meditated”
- Baroness (Karren) Brady.
“Gyms are full of morons who would be better off in the library working on their IQ”
- Broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson.
“I think ‘stupid woman’ is quite mild given the way she is treating the country”
- Former Tory Minister Ann Widdecombe on Jeremy Corbyn’s alleged use of the term to describe the Prime Minister.
“Forget trying to be sexy. That’s just gruesome” - Actor Colin Firth