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At the end of my trial, I was rather hoping the judge would send me to Australia for the rest of my life.

But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education.

I put £150,000 into the stage production of Grease and have got back £1.5 million so far. It has been a fantastic success.

I'm not involved in politics any more and they're quite right.

I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now.

I've loved art for more than 30 years.

I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven't captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall!

Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they're in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I'm certainly that and I've made a lot of mistakes.

What I have found is that real friends stand by you.

We all make mistakes but one has to move on.

Sixty per cent of people entering prison today are illiterate.

Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.

And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life.

I learnt a lot about myself, I learnt a lot about other people and the problems they have. If I was lucky enough to live to a hundred, how I will feel about two per cent of my life being that way, I don't know.

Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest.

Chatterers are a menace.

Exclusive will not be published in book format.

I am currently doing about 30 charity auctions a year.

I do greatly admire Australian artists.

I think my attitude to human beings has changed since leaving prison.