Who was your first teenage crush and why? I started young – it was Luke Skywalker when I was about nine because I wanted to be Princess Leia.

When was the first time you got drunk? I was 14 and I drank a bottle of Thunderbird fortified wine.

What was the first music single you bought? Freedom by Wham!

What did you want to be when you were a kid? A kid.

What’s your favourite book and why? The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger –original, well-written, creative and it made me cry.

What’s your favourite film? Gone With The Wind – how movies should be made.

What was your worst holiday and why? Cuba – poor weather, poor service.

Do you have any phobias? Spiders. They make me want to tear my hair out.

If you could pick a celebrity to join your staff who would it be and why? Stephen Fry – he’s Quite Interesting really.

Who would you most like to sit next to on a plane? The pilot.

What would you request as your final meal? A bottle of Dom Perignon and 20 Marlboro Lights.

What’s your favourite junk food? Chinese.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve eaten? I never put anything in my mouth unless I know what it is. Take from that what you will.

What’s your favourite chat- up line? I’m quite old-fashioned at heart so I don’t think I should have to chat men up. It is important to leave blokes at least one other job to do after putting out the rubbish.

What luxury would you have on your desert island? Elizabeth Arden Eight-Hour Cream – all the ladies around me as I write this are now agreeing while the blokes just look confused.

What’s your biggest regret? Not marrying Justin Timberlake.

What animal best reflects your personality and why? A cat – you don’t own a cat, it owns you!

If you could have a superpower for the day, what would it be? Invisibility.