Books: Harry Potter, The Book Thief, Pride & Prejudice, A Tale
of Two Cities, anything Shakespeare touched, particularly Hamlet,
Canterbury Tales (even in medieval English!), David Copperfield,
Lady Audley's Secret, The Moonstone, Frankenstein, The Island of
I did a degree in literature, I will read pretty much
Poetry: Seamus Heaney, Phillip Larkin, Wilfred Owen, Seigfried
Sassoon, Shakespeare, Byron, Keates
Films: Harry Potter, A Walk To Remember, The King's Speech, Forrest
Gump, That Thing You Do, Extraordinary Measures, Moulin Rouge,
Withnail & I, Lord of The Rings, Romeo & Juliet,
I have an extensive DVD collection, but those are my top films I
can watch over and over again. I also have a guilty pleasure for
TV: The Simpsons, Family Guy, American Dad, Glee, Buffy, ER,
Friends, Outnumbered, How I Met Your Mother, The Mighty Boosh, Life
On Mars, Ashes To Ashes, Black Books, Fawlty Towers, Have I Got
News For You, The Tudors, QI.
I also enjoy documentaries.
Comedians: Dylan Moran, Dara O'Briain, Ross Noble, Sean Lock, Jack
Whitehall, Lee Mack
Plays: Anything Shakespeare, particularly Hamlet, An Inspector
Calls, The Alchemist, Journey's End, The Revenger's Tragedy
Music: I have very varied taste in music, but confess a love of
musicals and show tunes, and even sing in a show choir. To list my
favourites would be a LONG list. I also enjoy listening to piano
Love lots of British music. Home grown talent and all that!
Currently big on Killers, Queen, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, as
well as some 80s classics, and Helen Jane Long
Musical Theatre: Wicked, The Lion King, We Will Rock You, Les
Food: I love Italian food, but also like proper good home cooked
comfort foods too! I have Monica-like cooking skills, and take it
as a personal insult if anything I've cooked has burnt.