TV presenter, producer, director and author Dr. Simon Singh joined joined the BBC’s Science Department in 1990. Whilst there he was a producer and director in programmes such as Tomorrow’s World and Horizon.
In 1996 he directed Fermat’s Last Theorem, a BAFTA award winning documentary about the world’s most notorious mathematical problem. The story of this notorious mathematical problem was also the subject of his first book “Fermat’s Last Theorem”. His second book, “The Code Book”, is a history of codes and codebreaking resulting in a return to television presenting “The Science of Secrecy”. Simon’s books “Big Bang”, a history of cosmology and “The Simpsons – their Mathematical Secrets” have also been highly acclaimed.
Simon founded The Good Thinking Society, through which he created the website, Parallel, to help students learn mathematics.
Simon is a experienced presenter and also a fascinating speaker on science and mathematics for all ages.