Quotes by: Sally Phillips
The only way I'll ever run a marathon is if I'm involved in the administration.
My mum's from Yorkshire and my parents aren't snotty or posh - they're very hard workers, both of them.
I tell people that I'm a Christian, but I don't think it's giving an insight into who I am or what I'm about.
As a writer myself, my job has very often been to also write on the job. So you get the script and a vague idea of how the scene might work, and you then add funny words or change the script. I'm not the world's best writer or the world's best actor, but I can do that thing where I can fix - or ruin - fix-slash-ruin, add quirk, add value.
I think everyone is forgetting what plastic surgery is for - if you have a face-eating tumour, lose a breast or are involved in a car accident, then it's a good idea.
I'm very devoted to my kids - I'm completely blind to their faults.
I don't leave London, really, and I don't do theatre, because I want to put the kids to bed.
The children break all my jewelry, so everything I wear is cheap - from Topshop or Dorothy Perkins.
I always carry a pair of scissors around with me to cut things out of magazines.
People have really strong images of what church is, and it's almost certainly not the same as mine.
I have a lot of funny friends, though not everyone's funny all the time. Doon Mackichan's my funniest friend in the pub; Nina Conti's the funniest with a monkey.
I've got a great relationship with my dad, but I can imagine how annoying it would be if I had to move back into his house.
I don't have the self-discipline for diets; I break rules I set for myself, so I try and eat more healthily, juice more, and avoid sugar.
When I'm depressed, I definitely comfort eat, but I also eat when I'm happy. The only time I don't eat is if I am terribly nervous.
When I'm a brunette, it's four times harder to hail a taxi. Then I go blonde again, and suddenly there are taxis everywhere.
One year you go in for auditions, and everybody thinks you're the queen of comedy, and the next year, you're so 'yesterday,' and it's not because you've done anything, or your ability has changed; you haven't been in work because you've been putting on weight and then trying to lose it.
When I write, I create really absurd situations which become false because I am after the joke.
My first film crush was Mark Lester as Oliver Twist in the Carol Reed film.
I've got spider veins all over my legs, so I wear opaque tights all winter. All sorts of colours.
I start the day with the intention of doing 4,000 sit-ups but then have to work.
Middle-aged women on telly is a bit of a hot topic - before, we were 27 to 37, and now we're 40 to 50. You do notice as you get older... you go past 35, and suddenly you're playing baddies.