What's your nickname? I don't really have one now but when I was at school everyone called me Birdy. 

Who was your first teenage crush? Jason Donovan - looking at him now, I have no idea why! 

When was the first time you got drunk? New year's eve when I was about 16, drinking Diamond White. I was ill for days and have never drunk it again! 

What was the first music single you bought? Take That's A Million Love Songs. 

What did you want to be when you were a kid? A West End musical star. 

What was your worst holiday? A week in rainy Tenby, in Wales, when I was about 10. 

What has been your most embarrassing moment? Falling over on stage when I was performing in a cabaret show - my heel got caught in my dress and it was all over! 

Do you have any phobias? I'm terrified of snakes. 

If you could pick a celebrity to join your staff who would it be? Lee Evans - I think he'd be good comedy value around the office. 

What would you request as your final meal? Oysters and champagne.

What's the weirdest thing you've eaten? Guinea pig in Peru. I had just completed the Inca Trail and I thought I should try the local delicacy. The waiter made a big display of bringing it over (whole) to the table and was obviously incredibly proud. Some of my party (especially the veggie ones) weren't too impressed. 

What luxury would you have on your desert island? Champagne. If I am going to die of boredom, isolation and starvation with only palm trees for company, I'd much rather do it happy with a glass (I assume the glass would be included!) of bubbly. 

What's your biggest regret? I try not to regret, just to "use the learnings" but there have been several nights of too much alcohol that me and my liver could have done without. 

What animal best reflects your personality? Probably a monkey - playful, a bit cheeky but also loyal and loving. 

What superpower do you wish you had? To be able to make myself invisible.

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