Brian runs J R Hopper & Co, the no. 1 Estate Agent in the Yorkshire Dales, appearing in The Dales TV series with Adrian Edmondson selling waterfalls! He is a family man with wife, Liz, 2 married sons, and 5 young grandchildren. His hobbies include running the odd half marathon, Fell racing, swimming the lakes of Yorkshire and Cumbria, & Freemasonry. He is a passionate fan of Burnley Football Club, Yorkshire cricket, and still occasionally plays, at 61, for his local Wensleydale rugby club. He supports many charities including Fell Rescue, Prostate Cancer research, Teddies for Loving Care, and the Buddy Bag Foundation.