Ben has twenty yearsÂ acting experience on stage, on screen and behind a microphone.
AÂ veteranÂ voice actorÂ andÂ narrator, BenÂ is best known as co-star ofÂ the award-winning time travel comedy Night Terrace, now in its second season. He plays Eddie Jones, the hapless sidekick to Dr Anastasia Black, played by Neighbours’ Jackie Woodburne.
He hasÂ narrated more than fiftyÂ educational and training programmes, mostlyÂ forÂ ClickView (with whom he also works as a presenter and writer).Â He’s also worked on manyÂ game and app projects in character roles, including Christy Dena’s award-winning AUTHENTIC IN ALL CAPS, theÂ Great Ocean WalkÂ audio stories app forÂ iTours Australia,Â and interactive location-based narratives with Story City.
Ben isÂ an experienced reader and can deliver a quality performanceÂ first time. He works with David Ashton of Sample and Hold Studios to deliver high-quality audio. You can listen to some samples of Ben’sÂ work below.
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BenÂ often appears as characters in games for Pop Up Playground, including 2016’sÂ The Cloud for VicHealth andÂ Being Claire Hooper for the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
On screen, Ben has appeared in various short films including the Pi spoof M: Faith In Chocolate, comedy Star Wars fan film Suburban Knights Episode Two,Â The Mortician’s Story andÂ Martha Arthur. His television appearances include beingÂ appalledÂ in The Bazura Project and affable in Woodley, both for the ABC.
Ben’s theatrical credits include Arcadia (Eclipse Theatre), Turnstiler (La Mama), Twelfth Night (Blue Chair Theatreworks) and musicals The Taking of Ramsey Street, The LobotomistÂ (both with theatre in decay) and The Terminativity (Bella Union). He co-starred inÂ hisÂ own short play,Â A Record or an OBE, for three seasons in Melbourne and Adelaide, and performed sketch comedy with Melbourne-based troupe The Anarchists Guild Social Committee.