He is the BBC’s latest star — the cab driver who a leading
presenter believed was a world expert on the internet music
The man stepped unwittingly into the national spotlight when he
was interviewed by mistake on the corporation’s News 24 channel.
With the seconds ticking down to a studio discussion about a court
case involving Apple Computer and The Beatles’ record label, a
floor manager had run to reception and grabbed the man, thinking
he was Guy Kewney, editor of Newswireless.net, a specialist
Actually, he was a minicab driver who had been waiting to drive Mr
The video footage is pretty funny. He does a good job bluffing his
way through the interview, but the look on his face when he realizes
what’s going on is priceless.