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Profile: Alfie Joey

Alfie Joey
Alfie co-presents the BBC Newcastle Breakfast Show

Alfie Joey is one half of the BBC Newcastle Breakfast Show team, broadcasting with Charlie Charlton every weekday from 6.30am-10am.


Place of birth:


Favourite view in the north-east of England?

Durham, from many vantage points.

First record you bought?

The Frog Chorus (for my sister - honest!).

The most interesting person you have interviewed?

Rolf Harris. He was down-to-earth, funny, self-effacing and game for anything!

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A priest.

Your first job?

A paper lad in Thornley, County Durham.

What keeps you awake at night?

Fruit cake - it gives me indigestion but I love it.

Who would you most enjoy being stuck in a lift with?


Any bad habits?

Not finishing my sentences and

Your proudest achievement?

At my wedding, singing to my wife with Jimmy Cricket accompanying me on saxophone.

Where do you go when you want to think?

Tynemouth indoor market.

Your happiest memory?

Taking my Dad to see Frank Sinatra in London.

Your worst memory?

Losing to my brother at snooker (it still hurts!).


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