The 5-minute Interview: Dick and Dom, Television and radio presenters

'Cars should run on water, and booze should be much cheaper'
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Richard McCourt, 31, and Dominic Wood, 30, found fame with the TV series 'Dick And Dom In Da Bungalow'. They host a Sunday morning show on Radio 1.

If I weren't talking to you right now I'd be ...

Dom: At home holding my son because he's ill.

A phrase I use too often ...

Dick: "'Ave it". People in Manchester say nothing else.

Dom: Mine would be "I need stress management".

I wish people would take more notice of ...

Dom: Our great architecture. I think it was Prince Charles who said you can miss so much if you don't look up.

The most surprising thing to happen to me was ...

Dick: Getting a job on Radio 1.

A common misconception of me is ...

Dick: That I'm fat.

Dom: People think I'm tall. But I'm not – we're fat and small.

I am not a politician but ...

Dom: Cars should run on water, booze should be cheaper and there should be no stamp duty or inheritance tax.

I'm good at ...

Dick: Mario & Sonic At The Olympics on the Nintendo Wii.

Dom: Smiling with my eyes.

I'm very bad at ...

Dom: Managing stress levels.

Dick: FIFA 08 on the Wii.

The ideal night out is ...

Dick: Beer, beer, beer, food, red wine, bed.

Dom: Going to watch a nice sunset in Ibiza. Then beer, beer, beer, food, red wine, bed.

In moments of weakness I ...

Dick: My fiancée made me go out for chocolate in the middle of the night. That was a weak moment.

You know me as a DJ and TV presenter but in a truer life I'd have been ...

Dick: A monkfish. People keep naming fish after us.

Dom: We wouldn't be any old monkfish though. We'd be chopped up on a fish counter.

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