Andy Kershaw was born in Rochdale in 1959 and became (as did his big sister Liz) a Radio One DJ. He presented The Whistle Test and Live Aid for the BBC and for most of the past twenty-five years has had a weekly radio show. He is also a serious foreign journalist, having filed reports for From Our Own Correspondent and for the Observer, Telegraph and Independent. This year he returned to presenting with Radio 3’s Music Planet series. He lives in the Isle of Man with his dog, Buster.
You can visit his website at www.andykershaw.co.uk for more info on Andy and his 2012 book tour (details tbc).