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Presenter profile: Andrew Peach
Andrew Peach

Wake up every weekday morning with Andrew Peach, discussing issues that matter to you.

In 2005 Andrew became the BBC's Local Radio Presenter of the Year.

What makes you laugh?

"Mrs P and I are always collapsing into fits of giggles at home about the smallest things - it's a good job we share the same sense of humour.

"I love observational comedy like Jasper Carrott and Harry Hill."

What's your most embarrassing moment on air?

"There are too many to choose from, but it's probably presenting part of my show from the payphone at Tesco in Newbury. I was following the radio car to an outside broadcast from a listener's house and lost it half way along on the M4. The other people waiting to use the phone thought I was a nutter."

Where is your favourite place in Berkshire?

"I'm tempted to say Portman Road Industrial Estate in Reading, because it's where I first met my wife. But the real answer is the Berkshire side of the Thames in Henley. The walk down to to Hambleden lock is the best in the world. "

What jobs did you do before broadcasting?

"I used to wash up every Saturday in Littlewoods restaurant. I loved it! They let me on the till once but that was nowhere near as much fun and I caused a queue half way round the shop. I also worked at the tax office for a while."

What's your favourite piece of music?

"I love seventies disco and some of the new jazz artists like Renee Olstead and Michael Buble. But my favourite piece of music is the Agnus Dei from Gabriel Faure's Requiem Mass. "




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