10 questions with…Cerys Matthews
The rock-star-turned-radio-DJ talks to Tes about her favourite teachers, her best and worst moments at school, and how a game of British Bulldog in the playground went horribly wrong
Cerys Matthews MBE is best known for being the lead singer of rock band Catatonia, who shot to fame in the 1990s. She went on to have a hugely successful solo career and later became one of the most popular radio hosts on BBC 6 Music.
She has also written two children’s books and a cookery book called Where the Wild Cooks Go, and has hosted numerous TV documentaries. Earlier this year, she released a new album that fuses poetry readings set to original music, called We Come From the Sun.
She spoke to Tes about her time in school and the teachers she remembers fondly, why she has never ...