Getting to know … Richard

Category: Our people

Meet Richard, the film critic who will not scrimp on cheap bin bags. We really do want to know what kind of animal he’d be though…

Richard, personal banker

What did you want to be when you were younger?
A fire fighter.

What was your first job?
In the supermarket.

When you’re not at work – or social distancing – what’s your favourite hobby?
I fancy myself as a bit of a film critic.

What’s the funniest thing that’s happened when you’ve worked from home?
Taking a conference call in my pants! Thankfully, I wasn’t on camera!

What is your greatest personal achievement?
Being a stepdad.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Don’t try and save money buying cheap bin bags!

If you could have three people (dead or alive) as dinner guests, who would they be?
Stephen Fry, John Lennon and Parky.

Who would play you in a movie?
The Hulk.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
Coffee!

How would you describe your job to a child?
I look after money for customers.

What are you currently working on?
This survey!

If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be?
A truck driver, I reckon.

Do you have a podcast you regularly listen to? If so, what is it and why?
Adam Buxton – it’s a series of random interview with celeb types.

What’s your favourite line from a film?
“Yippee Ki Aye” – Die Hard

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Too much coffee and the show 90-Day Fiancé

What’s the weirdest question you’ve been asked in a job interview?
What kind of animal would you be and why?

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