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).

Cover art for Can't Get By Without You

On Air

Rhythm Of The Night playing Real Thing - Can't Get By Without You