5 Minute Interview with Norman Ross

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : I’ve been involved in broadcasting for 46 years and now that I am retired Irvine Beat has given me the opportunity to continue to do so.

What are your favourite types of music? : I started out playing music as a drummer from the age of 12 years as my family was quite musical. ┬áHaving grown up with lots of genres I appreciate a wide variety from big bands in the 40’s to current artists

Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : Drums

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : not really

What’s your favourite breakfast? : Weetabix Protein

What’s your favourite dinner? : Roast Chicken, Roast Potatoes, fresh vegetables

What’s your favourite soup? : Country Vegetable

What’s your favourite ice-cream flavour? : Chocolate

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Dark Kitkat

What’s your favourite fruit? : Oranges

What’s your favourite vegetable? : Carrots, Brocolli

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : Southern Comfort

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Go Kart Racing

When did you last have a lie-in? : 1966

What are the last three things you bought? : Exercise Bike, Keep fit equipment, Gardening tools

Best holiday ever? : New York & Florida trip

Best day out? : Racing at Silverstone

Do you play any sport? : Tennis

Do you follow any sport/teams? : Formula 1 Mercedes

Do you have a hero? : Neil Armstrong

Have you met anybody famous? : Yes too many to mention

Who was your favourite interviewee? : Emperor Rosco

Who would you most like to interview? : Lewis Hamilton

Favourite film? : Apollo 13

Favourite TV shows? : Billions

Favourite Book? : Lee Child Books

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