I am very short-sighted, and if I don't like a situation I take my glasses off.
Well, I really don't like heights. I don't get on the top deck of a double-decker because that's a bit high for me. I always feel that I'm going to hurl myself off, so heights are a problem.
I was trained as an actress. But I wasn't a very convincing actress, so I started doing punk poetry and then fell into doing stand-up.
After graduating from flares and platforms in the early 1970s, I started drama school wearing a pair of khaki dungarees with one of my Dad's Army shirts, accessorised by a cat's basket doubling as a handbag. Very Lady Gaga.
I am not sure gender ever won't be an issue in comedy, because I think that women do have different priorities in some respects.
I wouldn't say I was grumpy. It's more pathological - I have seismic tantrums. I get red in the face and cry at least three times a week, and I have to lie down and have a nap afterwards.
I love fashion, but I don't come from a background of loving clothes, and I remember feeling badly dressed from a young age.
I have a very solo career. I only write with people that I really adore.
I can't tan naturally.
I can't stand folk who are all snobby about reality TV.
I can eat a man, but I'm not sure of the fiber content.
I don't do marriage. I think it's incredibly naff. And I don't like vulgar displays of ostentation.
As a rule, wearing a bigger pair of jeans looks better than squishing yourself into a pair of jeans that used to fit before you gave up smoking.
For me, being a woman suits what I want to talk about and what my audience wants to hear. Maybe I'm a dying breed.
A good fart joke makes me bawl with laughter, so will somebody farting. And the word 'poo.' You can't beat a good poo joke.
There should be more booing in shops and restaurants and places like that when when the service is bad. If you've had a poor breakfast in a hotel, you should put your knife and fork down and boo.
My daughter has always had a strong sense of her own identity. From the day she was born her father and I were in love with and in awe of her and still are.
I admire the Elsie Tanners and Barbara Windsors of the world: people who have crawled back from the abyss. I'm quite camp in that respect.
My older sister is bossy, my brother is a stirrer and me - well, I am perfect!
The comedy I like the best is comedy I can't do, stuff that doesn't touch my arena.
I've never been prudish.
I'm very bad at having heroes. I don't rate anyone particularly highly because I'm so snide and competitive and not very nice.
I think my siblings sometimes have to defend me within their social circles - they are both barristers.
I think as time goes by you'll get female comics who are weirder - you'll get a female Mighty Boosh.
Women are more emotional, and it's natural to talk about it.
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