Phil Trow at work
September 9, 1966 |
Trow began broadcasting on a Hospital radio station at Park Hospital in Davyhulme, Manchester
Whilst at Signal Radio, he had a Number One record (in Staffordshire) with the 'Telethon Rap' with Lee Finan. Robbie Williams worked for Phil and Trow was the first radio presenter to play a Take That record (Do what you like).
He worked for BBC GMR for 15 years before moving to BBC Radio Lancashire in 2003. Whilst with BBC GMR he was part of the team that won a Sony award for coverage of the Manchester bomb. In 2006 he began presenting the BBC Radio Lancashire Sunday morning programme with Sally Bankes.
Trow became the BBC Radio Derby Breakfast Show presenter in April 2010, although he had worked as a freelance for the station for six months.
Trow has been a 'warm up' man for CBBC working on programmes like Get Your Own Back. He is a regular presenter for the BBC Exhibitions working on Gardeners World Live and the Good Homes Show and is a voice over artist in the North West.
A Blackpool FC fan he is also the Matchday Compere at the club.
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