Ian Smedley

Ian Smedley presents Mid Life Crisis, 7pm-8:30pm on Monday evenings.

What was your first radio memory?

My family had a big old GEC transistor radio that we used to listen to at breakfast time. It was always a battle between what Dad wanted to listen to (Radio 4) and what we kids wanted (Radio 1)! Dad usually won (’turn that rubbish off’) so the Today programme is probably my first radio memory.

How did you first get into radio?

I volunteered to help with a charity radio station broadcasting in Nottingham at Christmas 1991 and that was it, I was hooked.

What is your favourite song ever?

True Companion by Marc Cohn. He didn’t just sing Walking in Memphis.

What three songs would you take to a Desert Island?

There’s too much choice and my iPhone battery would be dead after a few hours anyway

What is your ambition?

Something very boring and insurance related

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