"One can live down everything except a good reputation"
- 12 Mar 08, 02:42 PM
A few weeks ago Newsnight approached the film director Ken Loach for an interview for one of my films about the split inside George Galloway's Respect party - Loach himself is a keen Galloway supporter.
But Loach was reluctant to be interviewed by me, described me to my producer as "The Oscar Wilde of Television Centre" - quite complimentary in some ways, though friends find it hard to see what Loach was getting at.
In response, my daughter Catherine couldn't resist drawing this cartoon...