Martin Emery's A-Z

 

A is for Apple

Favourite fruit? Banana

 

B is for Beach

Favourite holiday destination? USA

 

C is for Car

First car? Vauxhall Nova (black, with brown dashboard and orange seats. I called it the ‘Jaffa Cake’)

 

D is for Dog

First and current pet? Only ever had a goldfish (which died after 2 days)

 

E is for Embarrassment

Most embarrassing moment? Discussing a colleague’s very interesting private life with a former boss - not realising there was a fault with the microphone and our conversation was going out live on air. We wondered why all the phone lines suddenly began flashing.

 

F is for Football

Who do you support? Manchester United. I have a season ticket

 

G is for Game

What do you play? I’m a frustrated pilot, so I have a couple of flight simulators on my iPad and phone

 

H is for History

Where are you from? Manchester

 

I is for Ice Cream

Favourite flavour? None - I don’t do dairy

 

J is for Jungle

If you were an animal, what animal would you be? A cat. I could sleep, have a wander,  have another sleep, your food’s put out for you - and you get 9 lives. Not bad really.

 

K is for Kettle

Tea or coffee? Both - black coffee or green tea

 

L is for Lumber

What’s the most trouble you got into as a kid? I once threw a stone through a car window in a restaurant car park (it was an accident!)

 

M is for Munchies

Favourite food? Any Chinese

 

N is for Naughty

Who’s your celebrity crush? Louise Redknapp & Keren Woodward from Bananarama

 

O is for Optics

We’re at the bar, what would you like? A bottle of Corona, please

 

P is for Pet hate

What do you have an irrational hatred of? The Daily Mail

 

Q is for Queen Vic or Rovers?

Corrie or Eastenders? Corrie

 

R is for Region

What’s your favourite thing about Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn? I like the fact you know where you stand with people - they’re friendly and honest

 

S is for Sing Song

What’s your karaoke song? Monkees - Daydream Believer

 

T is for Toast

What do you have for breakfast? Porridge

 

U is for Underwear

Boxers, y-fronts, knickers or commando? Boxers 

 

V is for Video

Favourite film? Any James Bond - the films would be my Mastermind subject

 

W is for Worry

What are you scared of? I don’t mind heights, but if there’s no barrier in front of me… woah!

 

X is for X Ray Vision

What super power do you wish you had and why? The ability to fly - I could avoid the M6.

 

Y is for Yo yo

Favourite toy? My old Hornby train set. It broke down constantly. It was very realistic.

 

Z is for Zip It

Last thing you wish you hadn’t said? "Where’s that idiot *name deleted* ?” - only for them to be stood right behind me (they were an idiot by the way).

Cover art for Friends

On Air

Mark Kaye playing Justin Bieber - Friends