Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman

‘I’ve decided against taking the Medea job. It was a really hard decision but in the end I felt the part should go to an actress— sorry an actor, of either sex obviously — who really had eaten her children’

‘It’s just with regard to, like, discussion about anti-Semitism . . . well, I just keep thinking one thing. Why is it always them?’

The radical Jewdas Haggadah provides a rag-week version of the Passover ceremony for pubescent Marxists

‘Sometimes I would just like to be a mere citizen — an actress, not a Jewish actress’

“The unthinkable is happening. The thrice-married, terrorist-sympathising, absolver of anti-Semites, 500-time voter against his own party, refusenik of anthem and servicemen tributes, utterly unproven Jeremy Corbyn will become our next Prime Minister”

“If this man makes America great again, I will eat a sombrero”

“Putin revels in others’ weakness. A man with a facelift who poses bare-chested on horseback is not a well man”

“Must the garage have a Nespresso bar? Must the library and the swimming pool do shawarma and chips?”

“It’s my Labour Party, Mr Corbyn, and I’ll cry if I want to”

“Corbyn, Sadiq Khan and Livingstone have embraced those who incite the murder of Jews”