But from naked ambition to plain nudity. Comedian Arthur Smith returned to his alma mater, the University of East Anglia, at the end of last week to give a speech at the university court - the annual gathering of the great and the good of the East. Mr Smith, who graduated with a 2:1 in comparative literature in 1976, revealed that he looked back on the pranks and practical jokes of his university career most fondly. "Streaking began as a social phenomenon when I was at university and, inevitably, I was in the vanguard for that," he declared. A rising talent from the start?