Dick Strawbridge is an engineer-inventor, sustainability expert, TV presenter and arguably the owner of the finest moustache in show business.
Dick is an energetic and versatile television presenter. A retired Lieutenant Colonel and man of many interests, you may know him from his ‘Scrapheap’ days, or from his popular BBC2 series on sustainable living and eco-technology ‘It’s not easy being green’.
Over the last couple of years Dick has been involved in an exciting range of programmes, including returning to his engineering roots as the presenter of ‘Scrapheap Challenge’ and, after he was a finalist in ‘Celebrity Master Chef’, he and his son James showed their culinary skills as they sailed around the south coast of the UK, meeting local food producers and cooking together in ITV’s Hungry Sailors. In ITV’s ‘Saturday Farm’ Dick and James worked, sourced ingredients and cooked on an organic farm.
After ‘Beat The Ancestors’ on Channel 5, Dick headed of to America for a series with National Geographic – ‘Dirty Rotten Survival’. It was a road trip with a difference and Dick and his buddies Johnny Littlefield and Dave Canterbury, survived some wilderness challenges that were not for the faint hearted.
Dick lives in France with his wife Angela and their children Arthur (3) and Dorothy (2)