All about Tony

Meet the man behind the mic...

All about Tony

Tony is one-half of Heart Breakfast with Tony and Emma.
The pair are live weekdays from 6am with more music variety and their unique take on the world around them.
In a career lasting (so far) 14 years Tony has worked for radio stations all over the UK & London.
He is divorced, has a 6 year old daughter who thinks she's 16!!
Lives in Flitwick with his girlfriend and for everything else you might like to know see our interview with Tony below...


What was the last CD you bought/track you downloaded?
Chery Cole - 3 Words

Most listened to track on my iPod:
Black Eyed Peas - I gotta feeling

Most embarrassing track on my iPod:
Andy Williams - Music to watch girls by

First album you bought :
Tiffany, I think

Favourite gig you’ve ever been to:
Robbie Williams Slane Castle, Ireland, I had tickets to see MJ - I'm gutted I'll never get to see him now.

Favourite live music venue:
O2 Arena, London


What’s the best thing about having your own show on Heart?
I get to do what I love everyday and they pay me for it.
I also love the team here at Heart which makes it even more enjoyable to be part of something special.

Who would your ideal guest be?
Simon Cowell, so we could put to bed the issue of do I or don’t I look like him.

What’s your favourite ‘wake-up and get the breakfast on’ track?
That’s a tough one, I got two for you – Dancing in the street, the Mick Jagger version or Queen Don’t stop me now!

What’s your favourite Sunday morning track?
Anything by Stevie Wonder

What’s your favourite ‘getting ready to go out’ track?
Akon - Beautiful


What’s your favourite place in Bedfordshire:
Love the Embankment in Bedford.... The view from floor eight of the Park Inn is incredible too!

Favourite drinking hole in Bedford:
Harvey’s on the highstreet, you'll find me here every Saturday night spinning the party tunes too!

Favourite restaurant:
I have many, Pearl of Bengal, Shefford Tandori, Indiya, Saffron or Shilpa’s – All curry houses I know……

Favourite place to get away from it all in town:

Favourite thing to do in Bedford:
People watch.

Favourite place to go shopping:
Interchange – 3 of my fav fast food restaurants in one place – perfect!!

Favourite show you’ve seen in London:
Phantom of the Opera by a million miles.

Tell us a little known fact about this glorious place of ours:
The first bank in Bedford opened in 1799.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
It’s not who listens that will decide your success – it’s those who remember listening…
That’s in my mind every minute of every show.

What’s your favourite movie?
Forest Gump

Who do you call when you get good news?
My mum, she’s so used to me phoning when I’ve been fired a bit of good news will do her good.

What were you like at school?

We’re buying, what will you have?
Vodka and Redball or if I’m driving just the Redball obviously!

If you’re getting a takeaway I’ll have...
See answer to fav restaurant above!!

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