Martin Emery's A-Z
A is for Apple
Favourite fruit? Banana
B is for Beach
Favourite holiday destination? USA
C is for Car
First car? Vauxhall Nova (black, with brown dashboard and orange seats. I called it the ‘Jaffa Cake’)
D is for Dog
First and current pet? Only ever had a goldfish (which died after 2 days)
E is for Embarrassment
Most embarrassing moment? Discussing a colleague’s very interesting private life with a former boss - not realising there was a fault with the microphone and our conversation was going out live on air. We wondered why all the phone lines suddenly began flashing.
F is for Football
Who do you support? Manchester United. I have a season ticket
G is for Game
What do you play? I’m a frustrated pilot, so I have a couple of flight simulators on my iPad and phone
H is for History
Where are you from? Manchester
I is for Ice Cream
Favourite flavour? None - I don’t do dairy
J is for Jungle
If you were an animal, what animal would you be? A cat. I could sleep, have a wander, have another sleep, your food’s put out for you - and you get 9 lives. Not bad really.
K is for Kettle
Tea or coffee? Both - black coffee or green tea
L is for Lumber
What’s the most trouble you got into as a kid? I once threw a stone through a car window in a restaurant car park (it was an accident!)
M is for Munchies
Favourite food? Any Chinese
N is for Naughty
Who’s your celebrity crush? Louise Redknapp & Keren Woodward from Bananarama
O is for Optics
We’re at the bar, what would you like? A bottle of Corona, please
P is for Pet hate
What do you have an irrational hatred of? The Daily Mail
Q is for Queen Vic or Rovers?
Corrie or Eastenders? Corrie
R is for Region
What’s your favourite thing about Wigan and St Helens? I like the fact you know where you stand with people - they’re friendly and honest
S is for Sing Song
What’s your karaoke song? Monkees - Daydream Believer
T is for Toast
What do you have for breakfast? Porridge
U is for Underwear
Boxers, y-fronts, knickers or commando? Boxers
V is for Video
Favourite film? Any James Bond - the films would be my Mastermind subject
W is for Worry
What are you scared of? I don’t mind heights, but if there’s no barrier in front of me… woah!
X is for X Ray Vision
What super power do you wish you had and why? The ability to fly - I could avoid the M6.
Y is for Yo yo
Favourite toy? My old Hornby train set. It broke down constantly. It was very realistic.
Z is for Zip It
Last thing you wish you hadn’t said? "Where’s that idiot *name deleted* ?” - only for them to be stood right behind me (they were an idiot by the way).