Rick Edwards

TV Show Host

Rick Edwards was born in England, United Kingdom on May 20th, 1979 and is the TV Show Host. At the age of 44, Rick Edwards biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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Date of Birth
May 20, 1979
Nationality
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
England, United Kingdom
Age
44 years old
Zodiac Sign
Taurus
Profession
Television Presenter
Rick Edwards Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 44 years old, Rick Edwards has this physical status:

Height
193cm
Weight
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Rick Edwards Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Hobbies
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Education
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Rick Edwards Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Emer Kenny ​(m. 2016)​
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Rick Edwards Life

Richard Philip Edwards (born in Enfield, London, 1979) is an English journalist, host, and screenwriter.

Edwards has been with T4 for four years, and has also appeared in Tool Academy, Freshly Squeezed, E4 Music, and much of Channel 4's 2012 Paralympics coverage. He advocates for youth participation in politics and voting, and in summer 2014, he delivered a TEDx House Of Parliament speech proposing some strategies to encourage more young people to vote.

Simon & Schuster's first book, None Of The Above, was released in March 2015.

He gives an overview of the country's political process in this book and explains the power of your vote.

Early life

Edwards was born in Enfield on May 20th, 1979, to Philip G. Edwards and his wife Patricia A. Galloway. Portsmouth Grammar School, Portsmouth. He began studying mathematics at Pembroke College, Cambridge, before switching to natural sciences after his first year. During his time at university, he appeared at stand-up and sketch shows.

Personal life

Edwards has said that he has a poor sense of smell as a child, owing to sneezing pure ammonia. Edwards and his colleague George Lamb joined Global Cool in 2010 as part of their Traincation campaign.

In 2016, Edwards married Emer Kenny, an eastEnders and Father Brown actress.

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Rick Edwards Career

Career

Edwards hosted The Weekender, a Saturday evening radio show on XFM for many years, hosting his last show on January 10, 2009. He also worked with the BBC News presenting team for their coverage of the Reading and Leeds Festivals. Edwards began hosting Tools Academy, a reality TV show about fed-up girlfriends who have enrolled their under-performing other halves in a college where "tools become men." Edwards appeared on Channel 4's commentary team as well as co-presenting That Paralympic Show with Ade Adepitan during the 2012 Paralympics.

Edward Edwards began co-presenting political commentary on BBC Three with Tina Daheley in 2013. A number of Free Speech specials were unveiled during the 2015 general election.

Burger Van Champion, a writer, was commissioned by the Observer in 2013 as part of C4's Coming Up strand, and the writer was praised by the Observer as "funny, touching [and] superbly written."

Edwards began presenting ITV2 panel show Safeword in July 2015, which also appeared in a second series in 2016.

Edwards now hosts Science(ish), a podcast that delves into the science behind famous films. The series was such a success that Atlantic asked Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind The Movies, which was released in October 2017 and ranked number one in the Physics, Cosmology, and Humorous Essays Amazon charts for several weeks, as well as landing a position as number 21 in the overall book charts, which was no. 1. The iTunes Science & Medicine chart has topped the podcast itself.

Edwards and Bec Hill were both hired as anchors on Sky's DC Fancast in March 2016. This is, he says, a true highlight of his career. Edwards began presenting!mpossible, a daytime BBC One quiz show, in January 2017.

Edwards appeared in History's River Hunters, alongside YouTuber and river-hunter Beau Ouimette.

BBC Radio 5 Live announced in September 2021 that Edward Edwards had been hired to host its new breakfast program alongside Rachel Burden. Following Nicky Campbell's move to a slot later that day, the new-look 5 Live Breakfast launch took place on September 8th, 2021.

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BBC star Rick Edwards reveals he's started a one-man campaign to revive BBC show after he was left furious when it was axed

www.dailymail.co.uk, February 23, 2024
BBC presenter Rick Edwards has said he will begin a one-man campaign to save his TV show after it was axed. The presenter, 44, took to Instagram to reveal he is on a solo mission to revive his programme Impossible.  The show ran for four years from 2017 to 2021 before it was dropped by the BBC but Rick has seemingly not given up hope of bringing it back.

At a question about a sporting legend, the Weakest Link viewers are left 'howling' at a parody

www.dailymail.co.uk, January 8, 2024
On Saturday night, the Weakest Link viewers were left 'howling' at a parody of a sporting legend. Romesh Ranganathan, the comedian, had returned to host a 'radio special' episode of the BBC One quiz show, but viewers were treated to a much more amusing show than they had expected. Vicky Hawkesworth, Fi Glover, Rick Edwards, Snoochie Shy, and Owain Wyn Evans appeared in this special episode.

As the petition approaches 70,000 signatures, Mary Earps of Nike has launched a book: Lioness supporters are designing their own England jerseys

www.dailymail.co.uk, August 21, 2023
Fans have taken to Twitter to share their own ideas for the 30-year-old Manchester United and England goalkeeper's shirt, which hails from Nottingham, using wrought-on motifs and felt-tip pens. Despite the Lionesses' heartbreak, Earps, whose save of Jennifer Hermoso's penalty, has slammed Nike's 'hugely hurtful' decision not to carry identical copies of her jersey for fans. Meanwhile, a petition was launched to reverse Nike's decision, which has now attracted around 70,000 signatures.