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Adam Pearson

Adam Pearson is an award-winning campaigner, actor and presenter. Adam was nominated as UK Documentary Presenter of the Year at the 2016 Grierson Awards.

Adam has fronted the critically-acclaimed documentaries Horizon: My Amazing Twin (BBC Two),  Adam Pearson: Freak Show (BBC Three) and The Ugly Face Of Disability Hate Crime (BBC Three), as well as being a reporter on Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade (Channel 4) and The One Show (BBC One). He other credits include Pointless Celebrities (BBC One), Celebrity Eggheads (BBC Two), Breakfast (BBC One), Songs Of Praise (BBC One), Newsnight (BBC Two), Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Two), This Morning (ITV) and The Big Bang Theory Of Everything (E4). Adam is a regular guest on The Matthew Wright Show (talkRADIO).

Adam worked as a researcher for the BBC and Channel 4 before becoming a strand presenter on the first series of Beauty & The Beast: The Ugly Face Of Prejudice (Channel 4). He was also one of the team who developed the series and he consulted on the Dutch version. Adam has also worked on The Undateables (Channel 4) as a casting researcher.

Adam appeared in the BAFTA-nominated film, Under The Skin, directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Scarlett Johansson. He also played himself in the independent feature, DRIB, which premiered at SXSW in 2017. Adam stars in Chained For Life which has been shown at many film festivals around the world.

Adam is an experienced speaker and has given a TEDx talk. He is also an ambassador for Us In A Bus, Jeans For Genes and The Childhood Tumour Trust. Adam won a RADAR Award and a Diana Award for his campaigning work.

Film credits

Under The Skin Film4/BFI
DRIB Bacon Pictures
Chained For Life The Eyeslicer/Files Collective/Grand Motel Films/Nomadic Independence Pictures

Television & Radio credits

Horizon: My Amazing Twin BBC Two
Adam Pearson: Freak Show BBC Three
The Ugly Face Of Disability Hate Crime BBC Three
Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade Channel 4
Beauty & The Beast: The Ugly Face Of Prejudice Channel 4
The One Show BBC One
Pointless Celebrities BBC One
Breakfast BBC One
Songs Of Praise BBC One
This Morning ITV
Newsnight BBC Two
Celebrity Eggheads BBC Two
Victoria Derbyshire BBC Two
The Wright Stuff Channel 5
The Big Bang Theory Of Everything E4
Front Row BBC Radio 4
The Matthew Wright Show talkRADIO

" I want to see this man on TV every night. "

Andrew Billen, The Times

" Great new talent "

Euan Ferguson, The Guardian

" Engaging presenter "

Victoria Segal, The Sunday Times