10 Facts About Adam Hart-Davies


Adam Hart-Davies presented the BBC television series Local Heroes and What the Romans Did for Us, the latter spawning several spin-off series involving the Victorians, the Tudors, the Stuarts and the Ancients.

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Adam Hart-Davies was a co-presenter of Tomorrow's World, and presented Science Shack.

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Adam Hart-Davies was educated at St Andrew's Preparatory School, near Pangbourne, and then at Eton College, before studying chemistry at Merton College, Oxford.

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Adam Hart-Davies then took a PhD degree in organometallic chemistry at the University of York and spent three years as a post-doctoral scholar at the University of Alberta in Canada.

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Adam Hart-Davies's siblings are the journalist Duff Hart-Davis and Bridget, the dowager Lady Silsoe.

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Adam Hart-Davies is an uncle of the journalist Alice Hart-Davis.

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Adam Hart-Davies devised and produced the school science show Scientific Eye.

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Adam Hart-Davies is the Patron of the FatallyFlawed campaign against the use of plug-in socket covers.

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Adam Hart-Davies is Patron of Erasmus Darwin House in Lichfield, the eighteenth-century home of Charles Darwin's grandfather, now a museum open to the public.

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Adam Hart-Davies has written many books, including a history of the toilet, entitled Thunder, Flush and Thomas Crapper, and Taking The Piss.

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