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Toby Anstis - Q and A

Most likely to be spotted on the dance-floor when which song is playing?
Darude 'Sandstorm', or Rose Royce 'Car Wash'.  Close call.

Which celebrity would you have play you in a film of your life?
It would have to be someone with the same good looks and charm, so.....Jack Black. Has to be.

What is your single worst fear?
Sharks.

If you were completely fearless what would you do?
Swim with sharks.

Do you have any phobias?
Heights.

What was the worst job you've ever had?
Washing cars on a Saturday afternoon at a local garage when I was 14. Mind you, I earned a whopping ¬£1 an hour!

Your most embarrasing moment?
Asking Gwyneth Paltrow how long she'd be staying in London. She replied, "I live here, so quite a while!" Oops. And it was live on the red carpet at a film premiere in Leicester Square.

What's the best piece of advice anyone's ever given you?
"Two ears, one mouth, listen!"

Your favourite insult?
"Two ears, one mouth, listen!"

Any nicknames?
Antsinyourpants; Toblerone.

The best gig you ever went to?
Guns N' Roses at the Olympic Stadium in Athens. Then interviewed the band the next day for an Ozone special on BBC1. I still can't believe it happened.

What are you most looking forward to about your new show?
Saying "morning" to another 5 million listeners every day.

If you could have one super power what would it be?
America probably. Ha ha.

Your favourite quote?
"Seek opportunity not security. A boat in a harbour is safe, but in time its hull will rot out."

The first record you ever bought and where?
Madness 'It Must Be Love', bought at Our Price in Maidenhead High Street.

Your favourite place to go on holiday?
Ibiza.

What are your hobbies?
Swimming, cycling, football and rugby.

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