Independently, Adam has starred in some of the country’s best-loved comedy shows including The IT Crowd (Channel 4) Time Trumpet (BBC) The Persuasionists (BBC2) and Rush Hour (Channel 4).
He also co-wrote and starred in The Last Chancers on Channel 4 and made film appearances in the 2007 blockbusters, Hot Fuzz and Stardust.
In 2012, Adam hosted his own show on Sky Atlantic in which he examines the absurdities of YouTube comments. In 2014, Adam presented a Christmas show from his own garden shed in the adeptly titled Adam Buxton’s Shed of Christmas (Burning Bright).
Adam is a regular guest corporate events, having hosted the BAFTA Video Game Awards, the YouTube Music Awards, the Q Awards, the CADS (creative and design) Awards, and Central Office of Information (COI) Anniversary launch night at the National Film Theatre.