[At John Prescott's dinner party, Gordon Brown has been relentlessly pressing Tony Blair all evening to name the date when he will resign as Prime Minister. They are now at Prescott's front door, about to go home
Gordon, why don't you take the first lift. I'll be five minutes.
How can I be sure you'll go when you say you will?
You know something, Gordon, these jokes are just tiring after a while.