LONDON (AP) -- Quotes from Sunday's 2009 British Academy Film Awards:

—"It is a nerve-racking experience ... Inside I'm shaking like Christian Bale's PA." — ceremony host Jonathan Ross

"I'm a member of the RMEP, which is the movie star-rock star exchange program. Tonight Sir Ben Kingsley will be singing 'Brown Sugar' at the Grammys, and Sir Anthony Hopkins is in the recording studio with Amy Winehouse" — award presenter Mick Jagger

—"It's such a pleasure to be back here, out of the darkness" — best actor Mickey Rourke

—"I think it's about hope. It's come out in a time when we need a movie about hope." — "Slumdog Millionaire" screenwriter Simon Beaufoy

"The wiring in my dad's house blew overnight, and it's just a a big shout-out to everyone who helped him get the extension cable in so he could watch this on television" — best director Danny Boyle.