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I'll always be a fat girl and I am happy with that.
I Am Happy
My best friend is the most important girl, outside of family, to me. I met her when I went to college and we bonded immediately. I'd do anything for her at any time. We phone each other every day.
I've chosen to stay in a jolly place for most of my life, and that is a lot of who I am.
I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it.
I don't know what the future holds, but I have to be confident about it. It's just the way I am.
Divorce is not easy, but if you genuinely put your kids first, that dictates the civility you should show each other. What example are you otherwise?
For me, whatever age or size I've been, I have rather liked myself. The shell is not the thing at all.
In actual life I am a grumpy old bag.
We have to do a film parody for Comic Relief. We can't decide which film to parody at the moment. Any ideas welcome, but not Spiderman owing to costume being too tight.
Theatre outings are my favourite thing to spend money on. The most influential play I saw was 'Bent,' which starred Ian McKellen. And I loved the original performance of 'The Rocky Horror Show,' with Richard O'Brien and Tim Curry at the Royal Court, when I was about 15.
My approach to parenting is that everything is open - everything. I'm not very good at covert, or subtle, and I've had to learn timing. I do blunder in a bit.
It was fantastic to work in Cornwall partly because my family live there so I was able to do lots of visiting and eat lots of cake. They live all over Cornwall and all over Devon.
I never do any television without chocolate. That's my motto and I live by it. Quite often I write the scripts and I make sure there are chocolate scenes. Actually I'm a bit of a chocolate tart and will eat anything. It's amazing I'm so slim.
Evolving into a middle-aged person is quite interesting if we can understand what it means. I would like to think it meant being a bit sure of what I want.
When I wrote 'Dear Fatty,' I realised that sitting and writing alone is an absolute joy.
The person I have admired the most in comedy terms would be Eric Morecambe, who is my total hero.
If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model. Kate Moss? Well, she would have been the paintbrush.
I am not, I repeat, NOT a lesbian - even though I'd like to be one when I grow up.
Turn up your radio. Watch lots of telly and eat loads of choc. Feel guilty. Stay up all night. Learn everything in six hours that has taken you two years to compile. That's how I did it.
I want to do something where I play Judi Dench's younger sister or daughter.
I have had the unfortunate experience of having someone write an unauthorised biography of me. Half of it is lies and the other half is badly written. My feeling is that if I'm going to write my life story, I ought to have my life first.
I'd like to play a horse, many people think I already have. Either end of the horse would be fine.
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
I haven't really ever had to audition for anything.
I am a kid in the dressing-up box at heart.
That's the awful thing about dating. Tight underwear. We would all like to be in a big bra and pants and when you are in a secure relationship you can do that.
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