Michael Adams (presenter)

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Michael Adams
Born (1999-08-23) 23 August 1999 (age 19)
Sunderland, England
OccupationMedia personality
Years active2012–present
TelevisionShow Me What You're Made Of, Blue Peter, CBBC

Michael Adams (born 23 August 1999) is a British television personality. He has appeared on various programmes for CBBC, including Show Me What You're Made Of with Stacey Dooley.[1]


Adams was born in Sunderland, though was raised in Houghton-le-Spring, just outside of Durham. He was educated at Houghton Kepier School in the town between 2010 and 2015, continuing studies for a further two years at the Durham Sixth Form Centre. He had shown an interest in television from a young age.

He currently resides in Manchester, where he studies broadcast journalism at the University of Salford.


Adams first appeared on television during continuity links on CBBC with Iain Stirling in April 2012. He later went on to appear on Blue Peter with Helen Skelton and Barney Harwood for a few appearances in June 2012, including one on their Big Olympic Tour.[2] Since then he has appeared on continuity links for CBBC with Sam and Mark.

He was later seen on documentary series Show Me What You're Made Of with BBC Three regular Stacey Dooley in December 2013.[3] Whilst in Brazil filming the programme, Adams worked in a bike factory, prawn farm, technology factory, baseball cap factory and a cattle farm.

In mid-2014, Adams appeared briefly in programmes for CBBC Live in Newcastle Gateshead, and worked alongside Swizzels Matlow in designing a Geordie Love Hearts sweet, which read 'Alreet Pet'.

Archival footage of Adams featured in the fifth series of Show Me What You're Made Of in 2015, and at a similar time he began contributing to the unofficial Coronation Street Blog.

In August 2017 he spoke with BBC Radio 5 Live's Phil Williams about Barbara Knox's potential departure from Coronation Street. The following month he paid tribute to the late Liz Dawn in an interview with Judith Moritz for the BBC News at Six.

In January 2019, Adams confirmed on Twitter that he would appear as an uncredited bit part in the eight series of ITV sitcom Cold Feet. [4]


Year Title Notes
CBBC Presentation Continuity links
Blue Peter 3 episodes
2013 Friday Download Show Me What You're Made Of promotion
Show Me What You're Made Of 5 episodes (2013)
Archival footage (2015)
2017 BBC News at Six Liz Dawn tribute
2019 Cold Feet Uncredited bit part
Year Title Notes
2013 BBC Newcastle Drivetime interview
2014 BBC Tees
2017 BBC Radio 5 Live Interview with Phil Williams
2018 Drivetime interview


  1. ^ "show Me What You're Made Of Episodes of Season 7". Seriestop. Retrieved 2018-08-30.
  2. ^ "CBBC – Blue Peter's Big Olympic Tour". BBC. 2012-06-08. Retrieved 2012-06-16.
  3. ^ "Sunderland teen chosen to front CBBC TV show about factory children in Brazil". Sunderland Echo. 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
  4. ^ @MichaelAdamsUk (2019-01-28). (Tweet) https://twitter.com/. Retrieved 2019-02-10 – via Twitter. Missing or empty |title= (help); Missing or empty |number= (help)