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Tim Smith

Always lively, always unpredictable, spend your Saturday mornings with Tim Smith every Saturday from 9 to 12, you never quite know what you're going to get.

When Tim isn't co-hosting on Steve Wright In The Afternoon or presenting his own Radio 2 shows, he can be found on BBC Radio Berkshire.

Tim trying his hand at juggling

Tim trying his hand at juggling

Every week Tim provides some entertainment for start of the Berkshire weekend.

Whether its a look through the Saturday papers, the lowdown on what's happening in and around the Royal County or a call from one of his amazing celebrity mates you'll hear it all between 9 and 12.

Find out more about Tim below:

What makes you laugh?

"Harry Hill's TV Burp (funniest thing on tele at the moment), Danny Baker on the radio, old editions of Only Fools And Horses, and the bit in Notting Hill when Rhys Ifans opens the front door to the press!"

Tim Smith

What's your most embarrassing moment on air?

"That's a tough one. I've said a few things I wished I hadn't said….and I've probably asked a few stupid questions. But generally speaking I think I've mostly got away with it! Mind you, I think I once called Ross Kemp 'Grant' halfway though an interview!"

Where is your favourite place in Berkshire?

"I grew up in Abingdon when it was still part of Berkshire and I still enjoy walking by the Thames there, does that count?

Failing that - Newbury Racecourse! I haven't been there for ages but I first went with my dad when I was about 14 and always loved the setting and the atmosphere.

"And I almost forgot: I love playing golf at Sunningdale, who wouldn't?"

What are your most memorable jobs before working for BBC Radio Berkshire?

"Collecting trolleys as a Saturday boy at Sainsbury's, making baked beans at the old canning factory in Didcot when I was a student, and packing boxes in the Melbourne Vegemite factory whilst travelling around Australia."

What's your favourite piece of music?

"Favourite piece of music? Impossible to pick one, especially as I think I have very eclectic tastes.

"That said, absolutely anything by Steely Dan. Or Tinseltown In The Rain by The Blue Nile, the best single ever made.

"Oh, and Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye - the sexiest single ever made. Plus I Predict A Riot by the Kaiser Chiefs….and...- you see, too many to choose from!"

last updated: 26/05/2008 at 15:40
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