Fran, Gia, Katie, Kate, Gareth and Carmen New

Left to right: Fran Scott, Gareth Jones, Carmen Nassé,Gia Milinovich, Katie Knapman, Kate Bellingham Location: BBC Studios, Alexandra Palace, London Photographer: Greg Funnell Image © Greg Funnell/ScienceGrrl Please do not use this image on other sites without the permission of ScienceGrrl (sciencegrrlUK@gmail.com)Fran Scott is a science demonstration developer and presenter. She has an MSci in neuroscience but her interest now lies in producing novel, high-impact (and dangerous) demonstrations… usually involving fire, explosions and a lot of mess.

Gia Milinovich is a science groupie and TV presenter. Gareth Jones is responsible for making her fall deeply in love with the Apollo Moon landings on a Friday, around 9.45pm, spring 1993.

Katie Knapman presented Tomorrow’s World from 2000-2003. She has also appeared on Countryfile, Time Team’s Big Roman Dig and in many maths and science education programmes. On a good day, she can do the Rubik’s cube in under two minutes

Kate Bellingham presented Tomorrow’s World from 1990-1994 and The Big Bang from 1996-1997. She studied physics and engineering at university, has been a maths teacher and National STEM Careers Coordinator. She also likes to sing and performed in the musical Sweeney Todd immediately after this photo shoot!

Former roadie and ex-laboratory technician Gareth Jones presented How 2 for 16 years (1989-2005), The Big Bang for 6 years (1996-2001) and the final series of Tomorrow’s World (The Tomorrow’s World Roadshow) in 2003. He currently produces a car podcast called Gareth Jones On Speed. His favourite aerodynamic section is the Eppler 193.

Carmen Nassé studied physiology and biochemistry before getting into television as a trainee reporter. She presented Tomorrow’s World from 1991-1994 and is now a technical project manager at the BBC, where she is making HTML5 games for CBBC and CBeebies.