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Bob Brolly

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

Q:  From?

A:  Derry originally, now Coventry

Q:  Star Sign?

A:  Libra

Q:  Joined the Beeb in?

A:  2001

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?

A:  Tea.

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.

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