“According to his website, today’s guest David Mitchell has won the British Academy Television Award for Best Comedy Performance, Best Television Actor at the Comedy Awards, a Royal Television Society award, a BAFTA for Best Situation Comedy, Best TV Comedy at the South Bank Show awards, and a Golden Rose of Montreaux, all in the last four years. Well, David, between them our three regular team members have been in the business for nearly a hundred-and-thirty years, and no-one’s ever heard them going on about winning awards.”