How did you come to be working for BBC Leicester?
I came back to BBC Leicester after 21 years in a foreign land
Nottingham. But I started at Leicester making tea and answering phones for Saturday afternoon sport in the mid 80's.
Who's been your best guest and why?
Engelbert Humperdinck because he is a star who loves Leicester and I love playing his music on air.
What's been your worst on-air moment?
Getting a wrong number when I made a live surprise phone call for someone's birthday.
The mistaken recipient was totally underwhelmed by a radio station calling them at 06:30 in the morning.
What's your career highlight so far?
Meeting Engelbert Humperdinck.
Your favourite place in Leicestershire and Rutland and why?
Swithland Woods where I used to play hide and seek with the family on a summer Sunday afternoon.
Favourite television show?
Eggs and chips
What do you do to help you relax?
Stroke my cats
my boys love it.
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