A few examples: Richard Briers: 'It would seem that Briers thinks he is running the school and not me. If this attitude persists one of us will have to leave.' Robert Graves: 'Well, goodbye Graves, and remember that your best friend is the waste-paper basket.' Jilly Cooper: 'Jilly has set herself an extremely low standard which she has failed to maintain.' Michael Palin: 'I think he is just a teeny bit pleased with himself - or so I am prepared to hazard.'