Whilst in Salford doing BBC Breakfast I get the rare but enjoyable chance to do something in the studio of BBC Radio 5 Live.
Usually I’m doing it ‘down the line’ from Tv Centre but being in MediaCity means I’m in the studio with the great Andy Verity and FiveLive Breakfast presenters Julia Bradbury and Nicky Campbell. The news today is dominated by sightings of a lion in Essex and by Richard Branson who is Skyping’ every one he knows from Necker Island to complain about the decission to award the West Coast train franchise to another company rather than Virgin Trains.
Fresh from doing telly, it seems I am henceforth to be known as ‘Flamboyant’ thanks to Julia!
Nicky starts by reading out a Tweet….