Dr Adam Rutherford
geneticist, science writer and broadcaster, BBC; author, Creation and A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Story In our Genes; presenter, Inside Science and The Cell

Adam Rutherford is a geneticist, writer and broadcaster. His latest book is A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, on the retelling of human history using genetics. He presents BBC Radio 4’s weekly programme, Inside Science, as well as the Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry (with Dr Hannah Fry), and many BBC television and Radio 4 documentaries on topics including the inheritance of intelligence, MMR and autism, genetics and human evolution, science and cinema, and scientific fraud.

He is also science adviser on many films, including Ex Machina (2015), World War Z (2013), and the forthcoming sci-fi epic, Annihilation (2017). His PhD from UCL was on the genetics of the eye.

Follow Adam on Twitter: @adamrutherford


Sunday 23 October, 12.00 Cinema 1
What is the truth about 'post-factual politics'?