Ben is a comedy writer from London. Ben and Adam Drake co-write Goose, a live-act that has become a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe and live circuit.
Their 2015 show Kablamo was long-listed for the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award, and their follow up show Hydroberserker was even more successful, gaining 4 star reviews from both the Guardian and The Sunday Times as well as many other 5 star reviews. Off the back of their live shows, they began developing various projects with various high-profile production companies, including a gameshow pilot with ITV2 and various sitcom ideas and scripts.
Ben co-wrote the iTunes number one podcast 'Capital', co-created by Bad Education-creator Freddy Syborn, alongside Adam Drake, Liam Williams, Charlotte Ritchie and Matila Wnek. 'Capital' was in the Sunday Times' Top 50 Podcasts of 2017, the Independent's Top 20 Podcasts of 2017 and was nominated for a Chortle Award. It is now being developed for television.
Goose, along with Gein's Family Giftshop and Kiri Pritchard-McLean, run Suspiciously Cheap Comedy in London, which frequently hosts acts like Tim Key, Mark Watson, Daniel Kitson and Simon Amstell.
Ben has written gags for Have I Got News for You, Roast Battle and Hypothetical.