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Presenter profile: Ronnie Barbour

Ronnie Barbour

The Scottish presenter spent 35 years down an Ayrshire Coalmine as pit pony masseur, before finding fame and fortune on "Stars and their Thighs".

Star sign: Church of Scotland

Born 'n' bred: Yes!

Last job: Pit Pony Assessor

Football team: Celtic

I wouldn't be working here if it wasn't for: The fragrant air freshener in the library.

Most interesting fact about you: I have a fabulous cheese collection.

Most annoying trait: I crack easy in most interrogation situations.

Claim to fame (other than being on Three Counties Radio): I was Tina Turner's stunt double in the early fifties.

Most embarrassing moment (not on air): Rather not say but a surgical support was involved.

Most embarrassing on air incident: Trying to make a Mark Norman interview interesting.

Weirdest place you spent the night: Hampden Park.

First record bought: A Brief History of Yodelling.

My first car: Vauxhall Avenger.

My favourite place in Beds, Herts and Bucks: Bromham...I like mills.

Desert island luxury: A sixty foot pleasure cruiser.

My hero: Eric Morecambe.

Would hate to be in the Big Brother house with: Me.

Favourite item in my wardrobe: My leather chapps.

If I wasn't at BBC Three Counties Radio I'd be: Taller.

My dream co-presenter would be: A mirror.

Realised I was getting old when: Can't remember.

Useful tips: Always wear a new pair of shoes a couple days before you want to put them on.

Ronnie can be heard on The Nine every weekday morning from 9am to 11am.


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