Tim Dunn (historian)
|Born||26 March 1981|
|Alma mater||University of Exeter|
|Occupation(s)||Travel editor, historian, presenter|
Tim Dunn (born 26 March 1981) is a British railway historian, TV presenter, geographer and travel editor. Dunn is known for his presenting and writing work, primarily on rail transport and architecture. He also works as a travel editor for transport website Trainline.
Dunn grew up in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire and was introduced to railways at an early age by his grandparents and worked at the local Bekonscot model village as a teenager. He trained as a historical geographer, and in addition to broadcasting he has curated museum exhibitions, has been a museum trustee, and is on the advisory panel of the UK's Railway Heritage Trust. He currently lives in London with his boyfriend, an architectural historian.
|2017||Britain's Greatest Invention||Self|
|2018||Trains that Changed the World||Self - Railway historian||5 episodes|
|2019||Secrets of the Railways||Self - Railway historian||5 episodes|
|2020-present||The Architecture the Railways Built||Presenter||Ongoing, lead presenter|
|2021-present||Secrets of the London Underground||Presenter||Ongoing|
Dunn is a contributor on railways and architecture to a number of publications such as RAIL, The Railway Magazine and Londonist, and has also published some standalone works.
- Dunn, Tim (15 November 2017). Model Villages. Amberley Publishing. ISBN 9781445669144.
- ^ @MrTimDunn (26 March 2020). "It is my birthday. 39. Hurrah! I made it. I cannot do today what I adore: travelling by train. But I will, sometime again. So here are four of my #travelbytrain window views of the last yr– so that I might recall my favourite trips. It is a joy to have you on the journey with me" (Tweet). Retrieved 17 June 2021 – via Twitter.
- ^ Hewitt, Sam (25 March 2021). "New TV doc: Secrets of the London Underground to air this year". The Railway Hub. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
- ^ "The Architecture the Railways Built – interview with presenter Tim Dunn". Network Rail. 7 July 2020.
- ^ a b "Tim Dunn". United Agents. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
- ^ "TV host Tim Dunn on coming out and being a proud gay geek". Attitude.co.uk. 8 February 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.