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Adam Pearson

Award-winning campaigner, actor and presenter.

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

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 Series 1-4 (Channel 4) and The One Show (BBC One).

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