What's your favourite restaurant? My local Italian - Pepino's in Chorley.

Do you prefer healthy food or junk food? I try to eat a

balanced combination of both.

Have you ever sent back or complained about a meal? Luckily I've never had to.

What's your favourite

tipple? Guinness.

What would you rescue from your house if it was burning down? After my wife and baby, probably my guitar.

What's your fantasy car... and what do you actually drive? A Ferrari; I've traded my Golf GTI in for a more family-friendly Seat Altea.

What are you reading at the moment? Bill Bryson's A Short History of Everything.

What gadgets do you carry around? My Nintendo DS.

What was the last film you went to see at the cinema? The Wedding Crashers.

What's the most embarrassing moment of your professional life? Being interviewed in my boxer shorts for a piece about men's underwear habits, which was broadcast on TV.

What are your pet hates? People eating with their mouths open and rude people.

What's your best holiday? My gap year in Toulon, France. It was meant to be for study but it didn't turn out that way.

What's your motto for life? You've got to get through what you've got to get through to get what you want, but you've got to know what you want to get through what you've got

to go through.