Presenter, writer, documentary maker and musician
Peter was born and raised in Belfast. After studying Politics and Theatre Studies, he travelled to the USA to work on funfairs before moving to London to make bespoke office furniture for ten years. A recession in the building trade saw him reduced to retraining as a BBC reporter and began DJ’ing for the London Radio Station BBC GLR in 1992. He has written and presented many arts and culture programmes for television and radio including Loose Ends (Radio 4) When Art Went Pop (BBC2) Culture Fx (BBC Knowledge) and Wired World (C4). He formed audio publisher Talking Music with Patrick McQuaid in 2011. They have published books on Eminem, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Glam Rock, Acid House, Adele, The Clash and others, written and read by authors such as Charles Shaar Murray, Jane Bussmann and Barney Hoskyns.