About Olly —
Olly loves animals.
Olly can name all four Ghostbusters. Can you?
Olly speaks French, Spanish, a nibble of German, and a tiddle of Indonesian.
Olly’s favourite films are Time Bandits, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Condorman, Jaws, The Spy Who Loved Me, The Court Jester and The Empire Strikes Back.
Olly is constantly learning to play golf.
Olly is a devotee of several TV series which he watches while travelling in between gigs – Deadwood, Curb your Enthusiasm, Dexter, The Shield, The Wire, The Sopranos, True Blood, Sons of Anarchy, The West Wing and Neighbours (between 1987 and 2004).
Olly is a massive fan of cricket, rugby union and tennis.
Olly sang as a chorister at King’s College Cambridge and won several music scholarships on the French Horn, as a singer, playing the piano and even the organ. Now he rocks out on guitar and roars his bellowing soft rock to the delight of all his neighbours.
Olly is addicted to gardening.
Olly’s favourite composer is Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Olly is the world’s biggest James Bond fan and can liberally quote all the movies and recognise most Bond soundtracks within five seconds.
Olly has consistently called his friend Nick ‘Jack’ for over four years.
Olly’s favourite place for breakfast is Bill’s in Lewes.
Olly goes running. Sometimes as far as 10 kilometres.
Olly goes fishing.
Olly is married with two children and lives with his family, a dog and two cats.
Olly is a big time forager.
Olly once hosted a wine-tasting during a Take That concert at the O2 arena and pretended not to know the lyrics to Back For Good.
Olly loves British beer. Harveys Best Bitter and Timothy Taylor’s Landlord are the drinks of the gods!