» has visited 97 of the world's 194 countries.
» owns an LP and CD collection weighing seven tons.
» is a freelance broadcaster, journalist and foreign correspondent.
» was an eyewitness to the Rwandan genocide and reported it for the Today programme.
» worked for the Rolling Stones in 1982.
» is a regular reporter on BBC One's television programme The One Show.
» was a Radio 1 DJ for fifteen years - without ever having any ambition to become one.
» shared a cramped, chaotic office with John Peel for twelve years.
» was the first – and is still the only – journalist to use the word “fuck” on From Our Own Correspondent.
» presented Live Aid on BBC television.
» was banned from Malawi under the dictatorship of Dr Hastings Banda.
» ran away from university, on his first day there, to go to see BB King. » Read all 50 amazing facts about AK