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Vicki Richards

Weekend producer Vicki Richards

Meet Vicki Richards

Discover more about Vicki Richards, producer of the weekend shows.

Q:  What's your name?

A:  Vicki Richards

Q:  From?

A:  Originally Birmingham, now living in sunny Redditch!

Q:  Star Sign?

A:  Pisces (but I’m on the cusp with Aquarius)

Q:  Joined the Beeb in?

A:  2005

Q:  What has your career involved so far?

A:  Lots of very early mornings in the newsroom at various local radio stations and now I’m weekend producer not much of a social life on weekends! Whoever said working in radio was glamourous?!

Q:  What does your job involve?

A:  Putting together items for Malcolm, Trish and Wincey’s weekend shows and studio producing over the weekend.

Q:  What do you like the most about BBC Coventry & Warwickshire?

A:  Everyone is very friendly and the building is lovely – lots of light and space.

Q:  What's your favourite place in Coventry and Warwickshire?

A:  By the river in Stratford in summer, just don’t get locked in the park and ride overnight like I nearly did!

Q:  Who's your favourite person?

A:  I can’t narrow it down to one person - my boyfriend and all of my family.

Q:  What's your favourite hobby?

A:  Teaching aerobics

Q:  Your favourite food?

A: Both cheese and chocolate of almost any description (it’s a good job I teach aerobics!)

Q:  Your favourite drink?

A:  An Almond Mocha Latte, mmmm.

Q:  Favourite song?

A:  The Circle of Life (the Lion King Musical version – NOT the Elton John version)

Q:  Favourite film?

A:  Moulin Rouge – Baz Luhrman is a genius – but I have to limit myself to how many times I watch it because it makes me cry!

Q:  Give us a fascinating fact about yourself:

A:  I worked four summer seasons as an entertainer on a campsite in the South of France where I got to dress up as almost everything you could think of – yes even including a giraffe and a can can girl, but my favourite was the hairy gorilla costume!

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