Having started his presenting career on The Gadget Show (Channel 5) and Bang Goes The Theory (BBC 1). Dallas has since presented some of the most ambitious landmark series across the BBC and beyond: Britain Beneath Your Feet, Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered, The Treasure Hunters and Supersized Earth (BBC 1), City In The Sky and Airport Live (BBC 2) Voyager: Beyond the Final Frontier, The Drake Equation: The Search for Life and The Sky at Night (BBC 4) and Time Scanners (Nat Geo). On BBC 4 he is also a regular presenter of the Horizon Guide series.
He is currently filming two new series for National Geographic and is writing his first book due for publication in 2017.
Dallas has also presented Television’s First Night – recreating the first TV broadcast for the 80th anniversary of BBC television and Stargazing Live (BBC 2) which broadcast Astronaut Tim Peake’s historic launch to the International Space Station live from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan (BAFTA nomination). Dallas has previously won Celebrity Mastermind, his specialist subject being the films of Werner Herzog.
Dallas is an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association in recognition for his work in engaging more people with science and technology. He is a judge on their annual Young Scientist & Engineer of the Year awards. This year he won The Space Achievement Media Award at Sir Arthur Clarke Centenary Award for his enthusiasm, love of Space and his relaxed, but informative presentation style and his continued support for education and outreach
When not risking life and limb investigating life, the universe and everything, Dallas enjoys cooking, is an accomplished amateur magician and was a ski instructor in the Cairngorms. He has two children.