Ben trained at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom, Surrey studying Musical Theatre for 3 years. He was then seen in the pantomine Babes In The Wood with Frank Bruno.
In the West End he has been seen in Smokey Joe's Cafe as Ben (Prince Of Wales Theatre), Pish Tish in Hot Mikado (Queen's Theatre), Terry and later Kenickie in Grease (Dominion Theatre), Kevin in Meet The Boys (Players Theatre), Tony in Saturday Night Fever (Palladium), and The Royal Variety Performance at the Dominion Theatre.
His other theatre credits include touring with Marti Webb in The Magic Of The Musicals (available on Video and CD), and with Sacha Distel and Rosemarie Ford in The Golden Songs Of The Silver Screen. He played Grosvenor in Radio Times (Queens Theatre), Scott in Up On The Roof (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch), Ted Theodore Logan in An Excellent Adventure (Drury Lane), Simon in Sensation (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) and as Prince in Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley.
Ben appears on the soundtracks for Grease, Hot Mikado and Julie and the Cadillacs. He released a single from Julie and the Cadillacs called "Maybe".
Television Credits include the BBC comedy Dad (Tod), The Des O'Connor Show, London Tonight, Live and Kicking, Vanessa, GMTV, Big Stage, Night Fever, CBBC, Brookside, Doctors, Holby City and The Big Breakfast.
His film credits include Mark in Bring Me The Head Of Mavis Davis and Mike in the 60's Rock and Roll musical film Julie and the Cadillacs. Other film credits include; Even After All (Paul), Smile (Tristan), and Perceptions (Lover).
Julie and the Cadillacs
He is currently busy writing and recording in collaboration with various other song writers.
Ben has appeared in many magazines, The August 1999 issue of Company in which there is a very revealing interview. He was in the October issue of B magazine along with John Clarke, Daryn Crosbie, Richard Woodford and David Sellings. He appeared in OK Magazine with Jo Farrell in which he revealed he drives a black Mini! More recently he's been in Company and Cosmo.
You can write to Ben at his fan club address:
3 Alleyne Way, Elmer Sands, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 6JZ.
He is very good with his fans, usually replying to them with a letter and/or email.
Since the end of SNF in London Ben was named Britain's most eligible bachelor by Company magazine in March 2000, appeared in April 2000 at a charity fashion show in Guildford performing a song that he had written, and then in June he appeared on BBC's TimeBank.
From November 2000 until May 2001 Ben appeared again as "Tony" in the UK tour of Saturday Night Fever. Following this he appeared in "Doctors" and "Holby City" on the BBC, did some gigs at the Cafe Paris, and in the West End he appeared as "Jerry" in "The Full Monty" at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London, and as "Danny" in "Grease" at the Victoria Palace (and then UK tour). He can now be seen on ITV's drama-soap "Footballers Wives".