Southsea-based indie folk troubadour Andrew Foster has just finished filming his new video, which even features a copy of The News. You can check out Heartbeats on YouTube now.
Q: When did you last go away and where did you go?
I get about so much for gigs but I rarely go abroad. My ‘going away’ is the festival circuit.
I was lucky enough to play The Isle Of Wight festival this year. It was fantastic being an artist there as well as a fan.
Q. What was the last gig/concert/comedy show you went to?
A gig is an obvious choice for a musician, so I’m going to go with a comedy show as I adore stand-up and have a tremendous amount of respect for comics.
The last comedy show I saw was Shappi Khorsandi’s Dirty Looks & Hopscotch. Shappi’s new material is much more personal than what she’s done before. It’s brave comedy and I respect anyone who stands up and makes satire and humour out of their own experiences. She’s a friend of mine now and a lovely person.
Q: What about the last theatre show you saw?
Romeo & Juliet at the Kings Theatre in Southsea. A problem with a lack of mics meant I lost a bit of the dialogue, but Romeo in particular was a fantastic actor.
Q: The last book you read?
The last book I read was Hound Of The Baskervilles, but I do have an addiction to magazines.
I buy magazines on all types of subjects – music, space, guitars. I love fascinating science facts.
Q: The last film you saw at the cinema or on DVD?
The last film I saw at the cinema was The Dark Knight Rises (right), which I thought was a fantastic summer blockbuster with depth.
Q: What’s your favourite way to relax?
Listening to the Karl Pilkington (right) podcasts. He never fails to amuse me.
Q: What do you watch on TV?
I don’t actually own a TV! I do watch Doctor Who, Downton Abbey, and Sherlock online though. And I watch a heck of a lot of YouTube comedy like Stuart Lee.
Q: Which TV programmes do you avoid?
Reality TV. It’s full of idiots wanting a slice of fame. A popular whinge, I know, but it doesn’t stop people watching it in droves.
Q: Which celeb would you most like to spend a weekend with?
Karen Gillan who plays Amy Pond in Doctor Who... let’s just leave it there.
Q: What’s your signature dish, if you’re cooking?
Spaghetti bolognese. But I can’t claim to be any kind of cook. I keep myself alive and that’s about it!
At the moment I’m addicted to Tesco’s Finest Macaroni Cheese. I swear they put something in it!
Q: What about pubs and bars? Where do you go?
Pie & Vinyl, The Festing, The Atrium, Porters, and I like a boogie at the Wedgewood Rooms too.
Q: Where’s good for a day out locally?
Kingley Vale in West Stoke, an absolutely beautiful yew tree forest.