- 'Brian is the cleverest man in Britain'. Anne Robinson, BBC 'Watchdog'
- 'It is given to few to have such a command of language. Brian is a
research scientist who has so notably shown himself on television to be one of the
rare masters of the art of getting the message across'. Editorial column
in Medical News.
- 'Autodidact, brilliant, non-institutional . . . Brian Ford is supremely
a communicator. He bewitched us all . . . with an entrancing wizadry of words
which made us love, adore and at last understand . . .'. Victor Serebriakoff
on 'Mensa at Cambridge'.
- 'Brian is the best cruise lecturer - indeed, he's the best speaker any of us will hear anywhere'. Gary Nicholson, Cruise Director.
- 'Brian inspires all of us to be better and more-rounded . . . with his scholarly
approach to the subject he chooses. 'Eclectic' is a word to express that scholarly
approach but it doesn't do his justice when one considers the psychology,
physiology, science and humanities content he blends into his presentations.
Some of us attend these meetings because we don't want to miss Brian's multiple
contributions to its success.' Professor Walter Mccrone, on Inter Micro,
- The ever-cheerful Brian . . . delivered several peppy addresses, exhorting
his listeners to be more forthcoming. Brian's metaphor is a telling one.'
Brian Aldiss, on the Nottingham Authors Conference.
- 'The authors scholarly familiarity with his subject is evident throughout.'
New York Library Journal.
- 'Ford offers his audience a reasonable balance and the chance to improve
their perspective.' The Times
- 'Brian Ford, using simple language and expert knowledge, moves easily from
arachnids to zoology and genuinely instructs and entertains.' Sunday Times.
- 'Fords rules should be painted on the walls of laboratories like the
Ten Commandments in a parish church.' Times Higher Education Supplement
- 'One of our wonderful speakers was the ebullient personality of professional
speaker Brian J Ford . . . whom everyone turned out to hear.' California
- 'Many of us come to [these] meetings with one of our main objectives to
find out what Brian has thought of next. He is unique, a scholar, innovative,
highly practiced . . . and a superb storyteller, making any subject come exciting
and alive.' Professor Walter McCrone, The Microscope.