Words matter. These are the best Declan Donnelly Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
You’d have to get my money out of my cold dead hand before I gambled it away.
Not always behind the scenes is it sunny.
Ours is a career built on a friendship, not a friendship built on a career.
We treated it as another acting job. Some of these other bands had been put together, and it was their dream come true to be in a band, and that wasn’t really the case for us. It was the next part of what we were doing.
We need to start saying no to stuff.
As with many pop acts, your shelf life isn’t that great, we peaked with our first album.
Northern Ireland isn’t actually part of Great Britain, but we still want it to be part of ‘Sofa Watch.’
We toured the world, all over Europe and to the Far East and Australia.
When people are so nice about you, you get emotional and cry. But we never take it for granted.
Saturday Night Takeaway’ is the show we always wanted to make. It’s a direct descendant of ‘Game For A Laugh’ and ‘Noel’s House Party’ and ‘Russ Abbot’s Madhouse,’ and they’re all shows we grew up on as kids.
Brummies make great audiences.
Right is what you should do, wrong is what you really want to do.
Put your head down and work hard and you can achieve what you want. You can end up in Buckingham Palace.
I think you learn every day. You can’t buy experiences; all these experiences shape you.
When we met Susan Boyle she was a very unassuming lady. We didn’t expect anything and we were probably a little dismissive of her.
When we were 17, I got my first car, a Mini Metro.
I think we’re paid a going rate for how well our shows do.
The real big learning curve for us was ‘SM:TV.’
We knew we were making records for a certain demographic. We didn’t look outside of that.
We know what it’s like to audition as kids and how nerve-racking it is.
Ant was the only person who knew I was going to propose.
Anyone who’s ever had a loved one go through addiction will know just how devastating it can be and how tough it is for those around them, as much as it is for the addict.
I was an average student. Not a dunce. Used to play for the school football team.
We come to Birmingham every January for the ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ auditions and always have a great time.
We’ve talked about a sitcom and a comedy drama. It’s getting the right project and working with the right people.
When we became TV presenters, I found a place for myself and Ant bought the house for sale two doors away.
I love a sneeze.
I’ve definitely never said, ‘Well, how about that, eh, I’m a national treasure.’
Cool is just something we’ve never been.
We sat down and talked about who we liked comedy-wise, TV-wise, what made us laugh and what we enjoyed doing. So a lot of our tastes went into ‘The Ant and Dec Show.’
Celebrity will eat itself.
We were lucky that when we were making the transition from children’s to prime time a lot of other presenters our age shied away from that arena.
When times were good, we made more money. When times are bad, we make less money.
We kind of owe everything to ‘Byker Grove.’ It’s where we learnt to do what we do.
I’m not sure how much Ant and I are insured against each other. I’ve heard it’s a couple of million. However much it is, it would never be compensation for losing your best mate. I’ve never wanted to work alone since we started together. All the ideas we have are for the pair of us.
I couldn’t do ‘I’m A Celeb’ because I know too much.
We don’t get any hate mail.
Running in heels can be treacherous, and don’t get me started on fake eyelashes!
It’s lovely when you get those awards because it reminds you that the audience are enjoying what you’re doing so you keep working hard and never take anything for granted.
No one looks forward to getting old do they?
We should do ‘Takeaway’ from Chicago or Philadelphia. We’d have great fun with it.
When you’re younger you feel more invincible – that nothing is ever going to get you down or beat you. When you get a bit older, you realise the fragility of things, how easy it is to get caught out by things – and Ant did.
It’s a big thing, our relationship with ITV.
I do like ‘Question Time.’