Les Alan was born at an early age in Croydon, South London. After finishing school, he studied Design at St.Martins in London. He later taught at London College of Fashion, ‘colour and display’. He has worked as a Freelance Set designer for Thames TV and eventually set up a company in Islington offering Exhibition services.
Les worked as a DJ at nights and weekends at various clubs including ‘The Wiremill’ in East Grinstead and later became a DJ in Greece, even appearing weekly on American Forces radio. He opened Bar/Club in Greece called ‘Troubador’.
After 5 years in Greece, Les came back to UK, got married, had 3 sons and opened a chain of Video shops. He also opened shops in Stamford, Lincolnshie, including ‘Pandora’
In 2002, Les moved to Mijas and opened a jewellery shop, which he later sold before opening ‘Maestro’ an Italian Restaurant in Marbella’s old town. He subsequently sold the restaurant and moved to Nerja and joined ‘Coastline radio’. After the demise of the aforementioned radio station, Les founded ‘97.6 Coast FM Gold’!