Roadie #4's biography.

It's a big Northern Ogre!

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Name. Richard Philip Howe.

Band nickname. Shrek.

Date of birth. 11 January 1982.

Place of birth. Leeds, Yorkshire.

Home town. Feltham (till I can get back to mighty Leeds).

What instruments you play. The keyboard, very badly (back in the day).

Musical influences. ‘R kid.  His band (The Agency) supported Supergrass a few years back.

Favourite band or song of the moment. The Fratellis and/or Tilly and the Wall.

Favourite Phantom cover. Pheltham Dagger (obviously).

Favourite colour. White. The optimum colour of football shirts and roses alike!

Favourite food/drink. Chicken Bhuna or Yorkshire Fish, Chips and Mushy peas / Stella Artois.

Phantoms highpoint(s). Getting my own bit in the intro to Pheltham Dagger.  Bri kicking the door in at the Cavendish Arms to regale us with many an amusing observation, whilst balancing a lampshade on his head!

Phantoms lowpoint. Having to share a very cosy double bed with fellow roadie Colton at t’other roadie Lomas’s wedding!!