The twinkling Irish eyes of Bob Brolly
Meet afternoon presenter Bob Brolly
Everyone knows Bob Brolly - but to get some really intimate knowledge, read his profile!
Q: What's your name?
A: Bob Brolly
A: Derry originally, now Coventry
Q: Star Sign?
Q: Joined the Beeb in?
Q: What has your career involved so far?
A: I served an apprenticeship at Morris Motors in Coventry and then had a number of jobs including managing a shoe shop and tasting beer - despite me being teetotal! I also managed my dad’s pub and was a semi-professional footballer. I formed a band, Calvery, and performed around Europe and I still sing and perform today. I started presenting in the mid-1980s and joined the Beeb in 2001.
Q: What does your job involve?
A: Enjoying the craic in the afternoon with my fabulous listeners!
Q: What's your favourite place in Coventry and Warwickshire?
A: Ricoh Arena.
Q: Who's your favourite person?
A: My Mammy!
Q: What's your favourite hobby?
A: Recording music.
Q: Your favourite food?
A: Chicken makhani.
Q: Your favourite drink?
Q: Favourite song?
A: Lying Eyes by The Eagles.
Q: Favourite film?
A: Shawshank Redemption.
Q: Give us a fascinating fact about yourself:
A: I live with the bionic man – my brother has £50,000 worth of electrical kit in his arms and chest to make doors and windows open etc.
last updated: 01/11/07