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121Radio’s Quick Q&A with Natalie Osborne

In the latest Quick Q&A with 121Radio presenters, we spoke to Dickie Allen, who’s on air every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm.

What can potential listeners expect from your show?

A mix of modern and classic cult-status tracks with an offering of new up-and-coming independent musicians.

What is the best thing about working at 121 Radio?

I can present my show in a relaxed environment wearing my pink fluffy slippers – and the fact I get to play music I like to listen to and the listeners want to hear.

Who is your favourite artist?

That is a very tough choice – for rock it is Guns N’ Roses; sheer entertainment is Queen; shut-down your brain and let it wander – Pink Floyd.

What’s your favourite song of all time?

Another difficult question as my answer varies depending on my mood (typical female) and this is not what I would consider my favourite of all time but I will say if a song causes a physical response then it is worth listening to: Mike & The Mechanics ‘The Living Years’ always makes me teary-eyed whenever I hear it.

What is your favourite food?

A full-on Sunday roast lamb with the added side of Yorkshire pudding

If you could be an animal, what would you be and why?

Hedgehog – they are cute even though they are prickly.