Up Close and Personal with the HFM Presenters

We continue to go behind the mic to find out everything you've ever wanted to know about our presenters!

This week we turn the spotlight on Richard Oliff.....

Richard Oliff

Find Me  on Air:  From 3pm every weekday

First Job: Clerk

Favourite Music: Beatles, Zeppelin, Roxy, Crowded House, Snow Patrol & loads loads more!

Favourite Food: Roast beef & Yorkshire pudding

Favourite Drink: Tea, Pymms, red wine and beer

Star Sign: GeminiRichard Oliff

Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?

Sir Paul McCartney

Favourite Holiday Destination: Maldives

Favourite TV Programme / Film: Rome, The Simpsons, Miami Vice, Casablanca, Local Hero

Best Thing about Working at HFM: The commitment we all have as a team to think only of the listener

Richard as ElvisFascinating Fact about Me: I once played drums with Thin Lizzy and have appeared on Top of the Pops

Your Favourite Pass Time / Hobby: Reading, writing and listening to music


Most embarrassing (NOT RUDE!) Moment: Standing in a London theatre loo between Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Where does one look?


What made you want to get a job in the radio industry?

Listening to my hero Kenny Everett and to such great stations as Luxembourg, Caroline Capital and London