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James Steinhardt

James Steinhardt

James Steinhardt has been with Epsom Hospital Radio since March 2009.

You can listen to James Steinhardt every Thursday evening from 8 'til 10pm.

James is on the station's treasurer and a regular ward visitor, as well as helping out at many of our outside broadcasts.

Questions and Answers: 

What's your favourite genre of music?

Dance music, always cheers me up to have a dance around the room.

When you're not at Epsom Hospital Radio, what are you doing?

I'm a local medic.

If you had £1,000,000 to spend on yourself and no-one else what would you spend it on?

A big new house, with a music studio and swimming pool.

What is your ideal holiday destination?

Tough one, I'd say probably Sydney, Australia, great surf beaches and great bars too!

What is your favourite film?

Probably Anchorman, hilariously funny and easy to watch again and again.

What is your favourite TV programme?

I really like Top Gear or if I'm feeling more intellectual Horizon has some good sciency stuff on it.

Who is your favourite comedian?

I really like Sean Lock on 8 Out Of 10 Cats, he's the sharpest on there and always has a left of field slant on things.

Who is your favourite sports team/star?

Not really that interested in Sport but I suppose if I had to choose, I used to watch Gloucester play rugby on occasion which was always good fun. Also surf a bit so Kelly Slater, the big wave surfer, is a nutcase and a legend.

What is your favourite drink?

Probably a nice cool lager, or a Mojito if I'm pushing the boat out.

What is your favourite food?

That's really tough I like so much food, but of anything probably crispy Chinese duck.

What inspires you?

Music and beautiful beaches.

Middle name?

Matthew.

Star sign?

Gemini.

Weird & wonderful talents?

Not really, or none I want to admit to anyway!

Most treasured belongings?

My Decks.

Favourite smell?

Freshly Baked Bread.

What was the Number 1 single on the day you were born?

You're The One That I Want – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John.

What record drives you mad when you hear it?

Probably Insania by Peter Andre (get it?).

What is your favourite album?

The Bends by Radiohead, still send Goosebumps down my spine and a taste of my youth.

Have you met anyone famous and if so, under what circumstances?

I've never met anyone famous really, but I saw Jordan at Peppa Pig world once!

Who is your favourite radio presenter?

My favourite, that’s tricky! I really like Annie Mac on Radio 1 she plays the music I love, she's about my age and obviously loves what she does!

Apart from your current partner, who would be your ideal dinner date and why?

I would love to go to dinner with Barak Obama, think he'd be very interesting to talk to, not sure I'd call it a date though.

If you were marooned on a desert island, what would be the items you'd need most?

On a desert island I would need a toothbrush, my iPod and a barbeque, oh and a fridge full of beer, perfect.