Rick Edwards

Rick Edwards

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Synopsis

From his early days acting and hosting T4, Rick is now one of the most versatile presenters around. As well as hosting BBC 5 Live's breakfast show, his credits include Paralympics coverage, documentaries, quiz shows and science podcasts.

Biography

Writer and broadcaster Rick Edwards is the co-host of the ARIA award winning BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast Show. His numerous entertainment credits as presenter include eight series of BBC One’s smash hit daytime quiz !mpossible, three series of the cult hit Tool Academy for E4, the iconic Made in Chelsea End of Season shows and ITV2’s comedy roast show Safeword. He has also done extensive work in the factual space, fronting Sky History’s successful archaeology show River Hunters and Fatberg Autopsy for Channel 4, BBC Three’s live current affairs debate show Free Speech, Channel 4’s Paralympic Breakfast Show and the YouTube Originals show The Edge Of Science. Rick is host of NBC’s The Courtship, the Regency England style dating format, airing on Peacock and the USA Network.

He presented the award-winning podcast Science(ish) with Dr Michael Brooks and their new popular culture science offering Eureka!

Rick’s first book, None Of The Above, focused on the basics of the political process in the UK. Alongside Dr Michael Brooks he is co-author of Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind The Movies (2017), a Sunday Times Book Of The Year, and Hollywood Wants To Kill You. He is also a screenwriter.

Rick began his career on the standup circuit after graduating with a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.

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Book written by Rick Edwards
Book written by Rick Edwards
Book written by Rick Edwards