Getting to know Ian...
What’s your favourite film?
The Shawshank Redemption.
What’s your favourite book?
Wainwrights Walking guides.
What telly are you addicted to?
It was Game of Thrones, so now I'm looking for the next great series. I loved 24 & I'm currently watching Chernobyl.
Where would you most like to be right now?
Somewhere warm! I love Italy, Spain & Greece.
Where’s the best place you’ve travelled to?
There are too many to mention, I never get tired of visiting new countries as there are so many fantastic places to go in the world.
What would be your specialist subject on Mastermind?
Pop & Rock Music between 1970 - 1990.
What’s your favourite sport to watch or play?
Football. I'm a lifelong Blackburn Rovers fan so the quality varies!
What’s the best soundtrack to a long car journey?
Fleetwood Mac, Springsteen, Tom Petty... you get the idea!
What’s the best thing about Manchester?
The great social scene. I love the fact that Manchester is now seen as THE creative hub outside London.
Tell us about your pet
Daisy the Cavapoo. She's cheeky, lovable & an absolute joy. There is nothing better than taking her for a long country walk.
Sunday brunch or Sunday roast?
Sunday brunch, accompanied by some fine real ale & perhaps a cheeky glass of red!
Finish this sentence - ‘I can usually be spotted in the office…
... vary rarely these days'.