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Last Updated: Monday October 10 2005 14:58 GMT

All about Huw

Huw Edwards
Huw Edwards usually presents the 10 o'clock news on BBC One - but for one week he is joining Newsround as a guest presenter!

Here he tells us all about himself.

Where were you born?

Bridgend, South Wales

Brothers/sisters?

One sister, a cancer scientist who lives in Melbourne.

Hobbies?

Playing football with my three boys, playing the piano, reading novels, jogging, eating in restaurants!

Favourite colour?

Blue

Favourite item of clothing?

My lucky red socks.

How would you spend your perfect Sunday afternoon?

Cycling round the park with my five children and then having a cake and tea.

Favourite animal?

Our cat, Daisy.

Favourite film?

Doctor Zhivago

Favourite band?

The Berlin Philharmonic...

What are you scared of?

Snakes

Who/what makes you laugh?

Kingsley Amis, a writer.

What other jobs have you had?

Teacher

Favourite actor/actress?

Julie Christie and Spencer Tracy.

Favourite food?

Curry

Most embarrassing moment?

Reading the Six o'clock news when all the lights went off!

Favourite holiday destination?

Portugal

Most memorable story?

Mrs Thatcher's downfall

What makes a good story?

Drama, human interest, excitement.

Advice to children who want to get into journalism?

Be confident and never take 'no' for an answer.

Best advice ever given?

See above.

What makes you happy?

Being with my family.

What's your biggest ambition?

To stay where I am for some time to come!


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