Pete Price: Silenced!

He's known as one of the country's most opinionated broadcasters, but talk show host Pete Price was lost for words when he appeared on Radio Clatterbridge.

In presenter Phil Rostance's last programme for the station, he stumped Pete with a question about cars!

Phil with Pete Price

Phil asked a string of questions about Pete's career and personal issues tackled in his best selling book Pete Price - Name Dropper.

But it was a query about George Formby's old Rolls Royce which silenced the Radio City presenter. The car is on sale in Germany for £57,000. When Phil asked Pete whether he would consider buying it, he didn't have an answer!

The pair also talked about learning lines for plays, Pete's childhood, dyslexia, sexuality, hairdressing and music. And, of course, there was still time for Pete to mention a few of his celebrity friends too.

Cilla Black, Paul McCartney, Bob Monkhouse and even Des O'Connor all got name-checked. He even knew Acker Bilk - the subject of Phil's Who's At The Bridge competition.

"It was a privilege to have Pete Price on my final show. Out of all the interviews I've conducted over the last 2 years this was the most challenging - but most enjoyable!

"I couldn't believe how open he was. When we talked about his late Mother, Hilda, his eyes welled up. His story is so powerful and I would recommend reading his book." - Presenter Phil Rostance

Pete is playing Pirate in Peter Pan at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool from Friday, 13 December, 2013 to Sunday, 5 January, 2014.

As for Phil, he'll have his hands full when his wife gives birth to their sixth child in July. He has also recently been appointed one of the directors for Healthwatch (Wirral) so there will be plenty to keep him occupied after hanging up his headphones.


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