I had a Saturday job at Dixons, back in the days of 35mm camera's and 8mm projectors.
Sugar Sugar by The Archies... I used to play it on small plastic handheld record player with the needle fixed in the
What has been your best radio moment?
Chatting with the Chatty Man... Alan Carr. He's exactly the same character in real life.
Back in my Student Radio days I was deliberately locked outside the studios holding a live microphone. The students inside wouldn't play any music, so I had to keep talking.... firstly through the letter box, and then I went to my car and started introducing songs from my cassette collection.
Drivers that give no thought to other road users, and being forced to pay a surcharge in restaurants. What incentive do they have to serve you well if they are already guaranteed a tip?
Who would you most like to interview?
Tony Blackburn. We could share our excellent collection of jokes!
I love classic disaster movies... such as the Towering Inferno and The Poseidon Adventure.
Pipkins, with Hartley Hare and Pig.
Doctor Who, though not so keen on the new Matt Smith. I also love a good Columbo movie (just one more thing...)
I enjoy any feel good song you can sing along to.
Love Chinese and Indian - and it has to be fish, chips, mushy peas and a curry sauce on a Friday!
Filey promenade when the sea is crashing against the defences, and looking down on the harbour while sat on the grass on Whitby’s West Cliff.
My new lightweight ‘hoodie’ jacket... great if there’s a bit of a chill in the air, and with the hood up it keeps my
ears warm at the Outdoor Theatre!
Bodrum in Turkey... a lovely mix of castles, marina’s and coastline restaurants.
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
This popular play by Jim Cartwright stopped off at the Futurist Theatre in September as part of their National Tour. It's not the first time Little Voice has visited these shores - as the movie version was filmed in Scarborough.
Former Coronation Street actress Beverley Callard and X Factor runner-up Ray Quinn star in the stage production. They chatted to Tom mid way through their one week run: