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Peter Edgerton (Liverpool, United Kingdom 1962) began his performing career in folk and acoustic music venues in the North West of England in the 1980's while teaching songwriting and composition in secondary schools throughout Lancashire during the daytime. In 1990 he formed an acoustic duo with Chris Layhe, founder member of the Icicle Works; they recorded the album Rough And Tumble together on Fellside records in 1993.

Having spent a year travelling in the mid-nineties, Peter had run out of funds and was heading home, when after a chance meeting in a bar and a comical misunderstanding involving mention of Magaluf and its abundance of cheap flights to the UK, he found himself in the city of Málaga, with only his guitar for company. After another chance meeting in a bar (there's a theme developing here), he was offered accommodation in a shared student flat, found work singing in a local pub and soon became enamoured of the city and its people.

Subsequently, Peter was resident singer at Morrissey's Irish pub in Málaga, performing every Sunday – and sometimes Tuesday - for more than twenty years. He introduced the first bilingual pub quiz to the city at the same venue in 1998 and has gone on to present more than 2500 quizzes over the last twenty-five years. These days, he continues to offer these quizzes three times a week at his own pub, The Shakespeare, situated in the heart of Málaga city centre.

Meanwhile, back in the world of music, Peter has performed over 1500 solo concerts plus many more with his erstwhile collaborators The Perfect Strangers. He has also been lucky enough to appear live on national Spanish radio on a number of occasions and has played in many of the major venues in Andalucía, including the Cervantes and Alameda theatres in Málaga and the Antigua Taberna Carbonero in Seville. He has recorded three CDs of his own songs, one of which, The Lonely Side was recently covered by Javier Ojeda of the highly successful Spanish band Danza Invisible. Peter was as humbled as he was delighted to be mentioned in the 2010 book 'A History of Pop Music in Málaga 1960-2009'.

In parallel to his music career, in 2002 Peter was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to host his own weekend radio programme on Onda Cero International, Marbella, broadcasting to the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and Costa Tropical. He presented the show Something For The Weekend for seven years and also collaborated with his colleague Adrian Allen, hosting Menudas Gambas a programme in which they endeavoured to explain quaint English customs - including the rules of cricket and the dubious merits of cheese rolling - to a possibly bewildered Spanish-speaking audience..

Peter has also written a weekly column for the SUR In English newspaper for over twenty years and, more recently, has been writing monthly short stories for the same publication. In 2018 the Costa Press Club presented Peter with its 'Communicator' award in recognition of his articles written for SUR in English.

Voice-over work has also formed a part of Peter's varied career path. He can be heard asking the ladies and gentlemen of the audience to please take their seats in both the Cervantes and Echegaray theatres in Málaga.

Peter wrote and directed the short film 'One Step Ahead ' in 2010. Three years later he published the children's book The Boy Who Lived Backwards. Rumours that it's autobiographical are vehemently denied by the author.

Peter continues to live and work in Málaga, Andalucia.