"I was up at Billy Connolly's castle in Scotland and we used to gather together comedians, Robin Williams and some people, and he would say, 'Can I come together with you all?' and we would say, 'Alright.' So he would come to dinner and he said, 'You should be my jester,' and I said, 'Why would I want a bloody awful job like that?'" Comedian Eric Idle claims he once turned down an offer to be Prince Charles' jester.