John Innes Institute, University of East Anglia. November 1996.
“Plant microtubules, their associated proteins and the cell cycle”.
M.A. / B.A Natural Sciences – Plant Science
University of Cambridge, St. John College. July 1992
The One Show
Presenter and resident science and gadget expert on The One Show. Started in April 2008 and films strands and appears regularly in studio. Ongoing.
The House the 1950s Built
Co-presenter with Professor Brendan Walker of science and design series.
The Food Factory
On-screen inventor for 2012 series, and prop builder for 2 previous series. Tx June/July 2012.
Discovery made by BBC
Co-presenter of new shows for Discovery by BBC and filmed in Bahamas for “Shark” week. Film Spring 2008
Presenter on new series River Severn
6 x 30 mins for TX Jan 2008 Produced by Calling the Shots.
What Would Happen If…
Magazine format science show presenting big stunts, workshop demos and expert and punter interviews.
10 x 30 minutes on primetime National Geographic. TX Jan 2008. Produced by Original Productions.
Insert presenter doing short, messy science demonstrations with members of the public.
Sky One primetime. TX Spring 2007. Produced by Granada.
Brainiac: Test Tube Baby
Live audience show, presenting short, wacky and messy inventions.
Sky One primetime. TX Winter 2006. Produced by Original Productions.
What the Ancients did for Us
Co-presenter with Adam Hart-Davis on landmark series about the history of science and technology.
9 x 60 minutes on BBC2 primetime. TX Spring 2005. Produced by BBC History.
ITV / Yorkshire TV
Walking the Line
Lead science presenter for a series about local curiosities out and about in Yorkshire.
8 x 30 minutes on ITV. TX March 2003. Produced by Screenhouse Productions.
BBC2 / Open University
Presented to camera and team briefings as part of the build team.
6 x 30 minutes on BBC2. TX November 2001. Produced by Screenhouse Productions
Live Science Shows
Stage shows for dozens of clients including universities, schools, science festivals and museums.
Performed on stage from 1997 to date to an estimated total audience of 25,000.
Marty has a background in TV production having produced, directed and developed many TV shows. He is also an experienced prop builder making props for TV companies and museums and he also ran a company which designed and implemented scientific stunts. He still runs a workshop which designs and provides props for TV.