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"It is ridiculous to attack on the grounds of something being middle-class. So many folk are middle-class. And no one says this or that programme is too working-class or upper-class" Veteran actress June Whitfield, below, after the BBC Trust said too much of the Corporation's output was middle-class "I lost my virginity so late that when it finally happened I wasn't so much as deflowered as deadheaded" Comedian Holly Walsh at the Edinburgh Festival "My husband, like boxing-trainerturned-lady Frank Maloney/Kellie knows how it feels to be trapped in the wrong body. We both agree he'd be much happier in David Beckham's" Sarah Vine, wife of Government Chief Whip Michael Gove "It's exhilarating going fast. People that drive slowly, they frustrate you. How fast do I like to go? I don't think I ought to answer that" Retired teacher Mary Walker who is still driving - fast - at the age of 100 "If I could meet Samuel Pepys I would love to have asked him how he found the time to do so much: that is, go to work but still have a pint in Deptford, see some wench, and then meet an ambassador - all in one day" Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville "Next time Royal Mail wants a fresh logo, it should choose a one-legged tortoise" Ann Widdecombe, former Tory minister on the slowing down of the letter delivery service

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Aug 14, 2014
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