On organisations that issue statements on video rather than give interviews
Mair: "That'll be the police for you now..."
Mair was talking to a public figure on the subject of police investigations of allegations of homophobia against Sir Iqbal Sacranie. This person was quite hostile to the police action, and as he was speaking his mobile rang...
"I've been waiting to be arrested all day. I'm disappointed!" [Mair replies] "We're all with you on that one."
Reporter waiting to be arrested on cycle-path (a woman jogger had been arrested and cautioned earlier that week)
"...so do wrap up!"
After every single weather report on 'Broadcasting House' (Radio 4), no matter how sunny and hot
"David Cameron there, just a short walking distance away from our microphone."
After a tedious but far-away-sounding statement by David Cameron on the environment
"So those of you listeners who don't want to hear what the weather will be like in six months time... look away now."