5 Minute Interview with Paul Stuart

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : My good friend, David Black, and I worked together on other radio stations so he convinced me to give my time for a good cause, so here I am.

What are your favourite types of music? : Honestly, I like all music from rock to classical. If it sounds good, I like it.

Name your favourite artist(s) : Lennon & McCartney, Keith Moon, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Pink Floyd, Cream, Yes, The Eagles… The list is endless.

Name your favourite album(s) : Let It Be, Band on the Run, Dark Side of the Moon, Halcyon Days, Life For Rent are just some of my favourites.

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : “Me and You and a Dog Named Boo” by Lobo, and “When I’m Dead and Gone” by McGuiness Flint

Name a song you can’t help singing along to : As above – “Me and You and a Dog Named Boo”

Favourite novelty song : My Ding a Ling. Ha-ha

Favourite concert(s)/gig(s) : Lots of them.  The best, believe it or not, was Demis Roussos

Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : The Triangle – Ding!  No, only kidding – I can play the drums.

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : I can’t sing to save myself.  When I’m drunk I think I can sing “The Young Ones” by Cliff Richard.

What do you love about Irvine? : The Beach

Best view(point) in Irvine? : The sweetie shop

Irvine Meadow or Irvine Victoria? : Irvine Meadow

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : The Pub

What’s your favourite breakfast? : Crunchy Nut Corn Flakes

What’s your favourite dinner? : The same as Oor Wullie – Mince & Tatties

What’s your favourite soup? : Pea & Ham “Fae a Chicken”

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

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Chocolate ones

What’s your favourite fruit? : Melon

What’s your favourite vegetable? : Carrots

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : Nowadays, it’s a Coke

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Have a long lie in

When did you last have a lie-in? : When I have a day off, silly!

What are the last three things you bought? : A polo shirt, a pair of cords & a corset to get them on

Best holiday ever? : Sanibel in the Gulf of Mexico

Best day out? : A Trip to Irvine

Do you play any sport? : Ha-ha. You must be joking

Do you follow any sport/teams? : No – I support my legs because they support me.

Do you have a hero? : Batman

Have you met anybody famous? : David Black

Who was your favourite interviewee? : Peter Andre. We had a contest to see who had the best six-pack. Guess who won?

Who would you most like to interview? : Sandie Shaw

Do you have any secret talents? : None I can tell you about

Favourite film? : The Simpsons Movie

Favourite TV shows? : Family Guy

Favourite Book? : War & Peace

Favourite game? : Chess

Do you look like any celebrities? : Bart Simpson

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