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Adam Thomas

Adam is our breakfast show man, bringing you the latest news, sport, travel and weather between 6 and 9am each weekday morning.

Adam Thomas

Adam Thomas

Weekdays 6 to 9am and Sundays 1 to 2pm

Which is your favourite part of the county?

This is REALLY difficult, as every part of Somerset has something that makes you think: "I love this area!"

However, as a lad from the north of the county, I have to say that the Mendip Hills are my favourite area.

Lovely villages and wonderful countryside to walk in, combined with lots of great childhood memories just give it the edge for me.

Why is Somerset the best part of Britain?

We've got the lot here. Every county of England can be found in Somerset from the wilds of Exmoor, the flat lands of the Somerset Levels, the lush rolling hills of South Somerset, and the gorgeous hill ranges of the Quantocks, Mendips and Blackdowns.

Adam Thomas at the Royal Bath and West Show 2006

Adam at the Royal Bath and West Show

Add to that two beautiful cities in Bath and Wells, and our lovely coastline - I can't think of anything we're missing.

Where and when were you happiest?

I'm fortunate enough to be able to say right here, right now. I've never been happier than I am right now, but if you're looking for a specific dates then the 26th June 2004 - my wedding day and most recently the 22nd January 2007 and the birth of my daughter. The word happy doesn't do it justice!!!

Who or what has been your biggest influence?

There have been a few along the way, but I have to narrow it down to my family and my wife. All of them have influenced me in different ways, and continue to do so.

What is your TV programme?

I grew up watching Doctor Who and loved it, and now it's back and I love it again. However, it's just pipped into second place by The Sweeney. Quite simply the greatest cop show ever, and if you don't agree, I'm liable to tell you to SHUT IT!!!

What is your greatest passion?

Difficult this one, and I'm sure most people expect me to say Somerset. However I'm going to go with Chelsea Football Club, who I've been supporting for over 30 years. BLUE IS THE COLOUR!!!

Adam Thomas with the FA Cup

Adam with the FA Cup

What do you fear most?

Drowning. I can swim, but I'm not at all comfortable in the water. I'd rather be shot please!

What is the secret of a successful life?

Happiness - simple as that.

What skill do you wish you had that you haven't got?

They are too numerous to mention, and I don't want to say anything like playing the guitar, because if I really wanted to, I could. So I'll say typing whilst not looking at the keyboard - that is NEVER going to happen!

What are you most proud of?

Proposing to my wife: without doubt the most and probably only intelligent thing I've done in my whole life! I'm also extremely proud of my family - they are just the best!

What makes you laugh?

The English language has me in stitches a lot of the time, and this probably comes from my love of The Goons and Spike Milligan.

The man was a genius and would've made a great Prime Minister - it's making me laugh just thinking about it!!!

Adam Thomas

Adam at Carhampton Wassail

What's your most disgusting habit?

Drinking cider - it's disgusting that I ever let myself run out of the stuff!!!

Which trait do you most dislike in others?

Bad manners, and refusal to accept the blame when something is clearly their fault. GRRRRRRRRRR!!!

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last updated: 04/08/2008 at 11:44
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