BENNETT ARRON | COMEDIAN

“One of the best on the circuit… a Welsh Seinfeld” The Guardian

“Genuinely original and funny” The Times

“Hilarious… clever wit… razor-sharp” The Standard

Bennett is a TV and Radio Presenter and currently the star of the Radio 4 Sitcom ALONE which was a finalist in the BBC Audio Awards. He has written and starred in two radio series, Bennett Arron is Jewels, and Bennett Arron Worries About… both of which were nominated for the Celtic Media Awards. He is also a Presenter on BBC 3 Counties Radio. He was BAFTA shortlisted for Presenting and Directing the Channel 4 documentary How To Steal An Identity. He has performed all around the UK as well as entertaining audiences in Italy, Australia, Germany, Poland, South Africa, and Hong Kong.

Bennett presented the BBC documentary The Kosher Comedian in which he traced his family’s roots from Lithuania to South Wales. He starred alongside Michael Sheen in the Film Dead Long Enough His other Television and Radio credits include; Loose Ends, Not Tonight With John Sergeant, Glee Time (in which he hosted a series of six stand-up comedy shows), Never Write Off The Germans (a panel show for Radio 2) and he was a Presenter on Big Brother’s Little Brother for Channel 4. He is a past winner of both the TAPS Comedy Writer of the Year Award and the BBC New Writer’s Award and is a past finalist of the BBC New Comedy Awards. However, his proudest moment was coming third in an International Disco Dancing Championship

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2 x 45 minute shows

Able to run a workshop on SITCOM WRITING

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