My mother was a terrific force in my life. Wartime-generation woman, hadn’t gone to university but should have done. Was very funny, very verbal, very clever, very witty.
More Ian Hislop quotes :
I like making films about old people because they are repositories of amazing stories that they tell well. And they're incredibly good telly.Ian Hislop
I'd always assumed that I would die at about the same age as my dad - he was 45. I am five years in credit now. I can't get my head around the fact that I am older than he was - ever.Ian Hislop