[describing his old friend Vivian MacKerrell who was the main basis for Withnail
He had this pomposity of the thespian. He was a very smart guy, very bright, but he was sad too because he was a jack of all and master of none. He always used to say to me "If I wrote I'd write a fuck's sight better than you ever would" or "If I painted I'd paint a fuck's sight better than you ever would" or "If I was a photographer I'd be a better photographer than Bailey." But the fact is he never did anything, ...