Ben S' Profile

AWP English UK Ben S

 

 

 

A natural storyteller

Old school RP with faint traces of Northern British accent

Regional accents possible

Serene, warm voice 

 

 

 

VOICE

 

BBC Radio 4 Production of Mincemeat

Regular contributor to the Hackney Talking Newspaper

 

 

THEATRE

 

Cardboard Citizens

Cardboard Citizens has been making theatre with and for homeless people for over 25 years - theatre that activates social change.

Click Here for more info

 

Mincemeat

Down/Out

Adrian Jackson

 

Off-Night Repertory/ English Theatre of Rome

Fancy Food

Photographer

Paul Martignetti

 

Mango Tea Productions

Mango Tea

The Father

Chris Weitz

 

Italian Society

Bagni di Lucca

Lascivious abbot

Matthew Reynolds

 

College Societies

Various productions including: Arsenic and Old Lace, The Winter’s Tale, Richard II, Passion Play and Bagni di Lucca.

 

 

FILM

 

Company

Play / Part

Director/Writer

 

Artangel (2019)

Here for Life Click Here to watch it

Andrea Zimmerman & Adrian Jackson

 

L’ocean/ Lewisham Film Initiative

Inferno (Dante)

Suffering tyrant in river

Ben Smithies

 

 

TRAINING

 

  • Cardboard Citizens Theatre Company – Worked with Adrian Jackson, Director. Developed skills in improvisation, voice and speech, movement.

  • Roger Michell (Director):Drama Workshop

Theatre skills, performance and use of sound effects.

  • Video fiction film-making: training courses with: Cambridge University (short film Trolley Trouble), Premiere Film School, Rome, and Hackney Community College: documentary on the Kashmir

SKILLS

Improvisation, Shakespeare, Singing, (Tenor/Baritone in Strawberry Thieves Choir)

 

ACCENTS

English RP, Cockney, American, Liverpool, Lancashire, Northern Irish.

 

OTHER

Founding member of Detour Film Club, Rome (www.cinedetour.it).

References available upon request.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA (Hons) Degree: English, Trinity College, Cambridge.

 

 

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