Frank Skinner and Alan Hansen once talked about the Hansen's love of the soft drink in a television interview that has never (yet) been compared to Sir David Frost's grilling of Richard Nixon.
Here are the highlights, courtesy of The Frank Skinner Show:
Frank: Except of course she's never been on a bus. I read this Alan, in an interview you did in the Daily Telegraph, they ask you about your home life and the side of Alan Hansen we never see.
Alan: Let's hear it!
Frank: This is you talking about you're home life, you and you're wife Janet, who I've met and is very nice 'When we've had a takeaway'
Alan: Oh no, I don't want to hear this!
Frank: No its nice…'When we've had a takeaway we usually take a big glass of Ribena up to bed. Because more often then not, we'll wake up at some stage gasping for a drink. If we've had one too many glasses of wine, we always forget, and then you can be sure Janet will be saying to me in the night 'Please get me a drink of water'
Alan: It's great to be a bore isn't it, but you're pretty good at it yourself.
Frank: That's not boring, I think that's nice, that you've got a nice domestic home life.
Alan: So why you going to laugh in a minute? Why are you going to crack a funny and then laugh?
Frank: I want to know...don't get touchy, relax trust me. Why does she ask for a glass of water when there's Ribena in the house? If you're going to get up and get water, is it any extra bother for you to put a little bit of Ribena in there.
Alan: Honestly, wrongly quoted. They've done it again.
Frank: They've stitched you up with the old water remark.
Alan: Stitched me up with the Ribena. Can you believe that?
Frank: So you don't have the Ribena in? Oh Alan you do.
Alan: No honestly, we've stopped it.