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Tim West

About Tim West

Tim West’s Quick Questions 

Any hobbies? 

  • Running VERY early in the morning.  
  • Watching my beloved Man City (don’t start!) 
  • Currently learning Japanese with my daughter.  

You’re stranded on a desert island – what three things can’t you do without? 
A massive stack of books.  

What inspires you? 
Anyone who is unashamedly passionate about a topic or a hobby. There is far too much meh in the world.  

What is your favourite word and why? 
Wow. Anything that makes someone say ‘wow’ out loud cannot be that bad.   

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
Time travel, no one ever says that, and I cannot understand why! 

What would the name of your debut album be?   
Lower your expectations 

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would play the lead role as you? 
George Clooney. If I joined a gym and you rubbed Vaseline on your eyes, it would be a good fit. 

You have written a biography – what is it called? 
‘No regrets. Ok, perhaps a few, don’t focus on those.’ 

The  quirkiest  job  you’ve  ever  had 
As a student, I sold ice creams in a theatre in the interval. I used to get bored and tell them we’d sold out whilst standing in front of a freezer of cornettos. 

Any  middle  name(s)  you’d  rather  we  didn’t  know  about? 
Nah, not even one.  

Tell  us  THREE  facts  about  yourself  that  others  might  not  know 

  • I have run the Great North Run twice 
  • I once was on an episode of Heartbeat in the 90s
  • We blagged tickets to a US chat show whilst in New York recently and ended up hanging out with Oscar winner Laura Dern for an hour.

Your Favourite  THREE  films? 

  • Casino 
  • Back to the Future 
  • Paddington 2 (stop laughing) 

Your Favourite  THREE  songs? 

  • Don Henley – New York Minute 
  • Electronic – Getting away with it 
  • Duran Duran – Ordinary World  

Your Favourite  place  in  York  and  the  surrounding  area? 
Clifton Moor for a good retail trip, failing that, Clifford’s Tower. We saw Shakespeare’s Hamlet there a few years back, which was incredible.

Weather in North Yorkshire

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