People who hadn't noticed me, or who had written me off as a game show host, started to reassess me. There were people who hadn't seen me as a stand-up artist and liked it. Suddenly I was in fashion again.
The last time I was in Spain I got through six Jeffrey Archer novels. I must remember to take enough toilet paper next time.
I can still enjoy sex at 74 - I live at 75, so it's no distance.
Silence is not only golden; it is seldom misquoted.
People always say: "You're a comedian, tell us a joke." They don't say: "You're an MP, tell us a lie."
I suddenly realised I could maybe occupy a different position because of age, a kind of acceptance.
My father was ruined by hard drink - he sat on an icicle.
I was a born club comic. Radio and TV and stage were fine, but I found my real home in cabaret.
Although I have always loved the noise of laughter, I really can't fear the coming of quiet. As for funerals, I rather like them. Such nice things are always said about the deceased, I feel sad that they had to miss hearing it all by just a few days.