Adam Pearson

Actor, presenter and campaigner

Adam Pearson is an award-winning actor, presenter and campaigner. He 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 development team of Beauty And The Beast and consulted on the Dutch version of the series. Adam has worked on all five series of The Undateables for Channel 4 as the casting researcher. He has presented the BBC Three documentaries, Adam Pearson: Freak Show and The Ugly Face Of Disability Hate Crime, and appeared as a reporter in the Channel 4 series, Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade. Adam also featured in the BAFTA-nominated film, Under The Skin, directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Scarlett Johansson.

Adam is an experienced speaker, having given a talk as part of TEDxKalamata. He is also a spokesperson for Changing Faces and Jeans For Genes. Adam has received a RADAR Award and a Diana Award for his work with Changing Faces.

TV credits:

Adam Pearson: Freak Show (BBC Three)

Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade (Channel 4)

The Ugly Face of Disability Hate Crime (BBC Three)

Beauty and The Beast: The Ugly Face of Prejudice (Channel 4)

This Morning (ITV1)

Victoria Derbyshire Live (BBC Two)

The Wright Stuff (Channel 5)

BBC London News (BBC One)


Radio credits:

The Harriet Scott & Tim Arthur Show (BBC Radio London)

Sarah & Dan’s Extra Edition (BBC Radio 5 Live)

Arts Daily (BBC World Service)


Film credits:

Under The Skin