This Edinburgh born, Belfast bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.
He passed several exams along the way and now holds a BSocSci in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.
His interests include crime fiction, classic cars, loud rock music and the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club.
A lifelong dog-lover, David has recently had his head turned by his one-eyed rescue cat, Lola.
Today UB40 – SSE Arena, Belfast Rotten Sound, Strangle Wire, Scimitar etc – The Palm House, Belfast Red House, The Fake Flirtations, Matt McCrum Band etc – The Empire, Belfast Daoirí Farrell – Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick Reevah, Sonja Sleator – Babushka Kitchen Cafe, Portrush Saturday March 23 Slomatics, 7.
SHOWING at QFT Belfast tomorrow and Saturday, Sharkwater Extinction is the visually stunning sequel to shark-loving conservationist and film-maker Rob Stewart's acclaimed 2006 documentary Sharkwater, in which the former photo journalist turned environmental crusader exposed illegal shark fishing practices around the world.
STARRING Movern Christie as police family liason officer Lisa Armstrong, new ITV crime drama The Bay focuses on the hunt for two missing teenagers in the northern English seaside town of Morecambe – a location not often seen on our screens.
"TRUTHFULLY? Not much," explains Belfast actor Séainín Brennan when asked what she's allowed to tell us about her upcoming Netflix series, Hache, which will start streaming/screening later this year. "Netflix are keeping everything under wraps and I don't want to get in trouble.