writer and broadcaster
Rick began his career on the standup circuit after graduating with a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. He now works as a journalist, broadcaster and screenwriter. Amongst his numerous presenting credits are: ITV2’s comedy roast Safeword, BBC Three’s live current affairs debate show Free Speech and Channel 4’s Paralympic Breakfast Show. As a writer Rick’s original film Burger Van Champion was commissioned as part of C4’s Coming Up strand in 2013 and was described by the Observer as ‘a remarkable debut’ and by Time Out as ‘funny, touching [and] superbly written’. He also hosts the popular podcast series Science(ish) alongside Dr Michael Brooks which delves in to the science behind popular culture.
Follow Rick on Twitter: @rickedwards1
Sunday 23 October, 13.10 Free Stage
Podcasts: Past, Present, and Future