Ben is one of the stars of the multi-award winning Horrible Histories (BBC One) and recently
appeared as part of the Horrible Histories show for the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. He
is also a series regular in the BAFTA winning Rev. (BBC Two).
Ben first came to prominence as one half of Ben and Arn, winning the Perrier Best Newcomer
Award for The Ben ‘n’ Arn Show in 1998. Since then Ben has gone on to become a highly sought
after writing and performing talent, with several roles in primetime Television series’ including
Armando Iannucci’s The Thick of It (BBC Two) and the Extras Christmas Special (BBC One).
In addition, his numerous TV acting credits include Lead Balloon (BBC Two), The Catherine
Tate Show (BBC Two), My Hero (BBC One) and Black Books (Channel 4). Ben has also filmed
several roles in feature films including Cemetery Junction, written and directed by Stephen
Merchant & Ricky Gervais, Your Highness, Starter for Ten, I Want Candy, Click and the
2007 St Trinian‘s remake.
2008 saw Ben star alongside co writers Laura Solon and Marek Larwood in ‘Laura, Ben and Him‘
their acclaimed multi-character sketch show for ITV2.
For radio Ben has written and co starred in Double Science and Deep Trouble, and performed
in two series of Laura Solon’s Talking and Not Talking, The Maltby Collection and three
series of Recorded For Training Purposes, all for BBC Radio 4.