BEN THOMPSON

BEN THOMPSON by Libby Christensen
Photo: Libby Christensen
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SPOTLIGHT
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Location:London
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:12st. (76kg)
Playing Age:31 - 40 years
Appearance:White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly

Credits:

Ben will next be performing as Toto in 'The Wizard of Oz' at Birmingham Rep over Christmas.

Stage Television Film Short Film Workshop Further Credits
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Stage
2018, Stage, Puppeteer 'Aeneas', Dido and Aeneas, Academy of Ancient Music/Barbican Centre, Thomas Guthrie
2018, Stage, Angel of Shame, Isabeau, Opera Holland Park, Martin Lloyd-Evans
2018, Stage, Dad, The Marbleous Route Home, Young Vic, Natasha Nixon
2018, Stage, Puppeteer, Vivaldi's Four Seasons: A Reimagining, Shakespeare's Globe/Gyre&Gimble, Finn Caldwell and Toby Olie
2017, Stage, The Lorax, The Lorax, The Old Vic, Max Webster
2017, Stage, Wilbur, Winnie and Wilbur, Birmingham Rep, Liam Steel
2016, Stage, Kipper, Kipper's Snowy Day, Slot Machine, Fiona Creese/Nicky Blackwell/Nick Tigg
2016, Stage, Oona the Elephant, Running Wild, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Tim Sheader
2016, Stage, Simon/The Rebel, Light, Theatre Ad Infinitum, George Mann
2015, Stage, The Lorax, The Lorax, The Old Vic, Max Webster
2015, Stage, Claudio, Measure for Measure, The Factory, Louis Scheeder
2014, Stage, Captain Flint, Treasure Island, National Theatre, Polly Findlay
2014, Stage, Lord of the Waves/Tesoro, Before the Dawn, The KT Fellowship, Adrian Noble/Kate Bush
2014, Stage, Christopher Columbus, The Lost Voyage, Asaro, Henry Maynard
2013, Stage, Zephyrus, The Light Princess, National Theatre, Marianne Elliot/Steven Hoggett
2013, Stage, Starling, Gabriel, Shakespeare's Globe, Dominic Dromgoole
2013, Stage, Captain Stede Bonnet, Adventure to the Sea of Souls, Asaro, Henry Maynard
2012, Stage, Curio, Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's Globe, Tim Carroll
2012, Stage, Dorset, Richard III, Shakespeare's Globe, Tim Carroll
2012, Stage, Telemachus/Elpinor, The Odyssey, The Factory/Creation Theatre, Tim Carroll
2012, Stage, Rosencranz/Guildenstern/Fortenbras/Gravedigger, Hamlet, The Factory, Tim Carroll
2012, Stage, Ajax/Paris, Troilus and Cressida, Dogs With Crowns, Madeleine Hyland
2011, Stage, Fred/Tiny Tim, A Christmas Carol, National Theatre of Scotland, Graham McLaren
2011, Stage, First Lord, Cymbeline, The Factory, Tim Carroll
2010, Stage, Joey/Topthorn/Goose/Ensemble, War Horse, National Theatre/New London, Marianne Elliot and Tom Morris
2009, Stage, Golden Monkey/Balthamos, His Dark Materials - National Tour, Birmingham Rep Theatre/West Yorkshire Playhouse, Rachel Kavanaugh and Sarah Esdaile
2008, Stage, Drone, Faeries, ROH2/Blind Summit, Will Tuckett
2008, Stage, Stuart the Unexpected, Thinking Aloud, Minkette Productions/ICA, Annette Mees
2008, Stage, Puppeteer 'Sorrow' and 'Cio Cio San', Madam Butterfly, English National Opera/Blind Summit, Carolyn Choa
2007, Stage, Various Roles, Low Life - Edinburgh Fringe/National Tour, Blind Summit, Mark Down and Nick Barnes
2006, Stage, The Student, Waiting for Chekhov, Cilgwyn Theatre, Bronwen Wilson
2006, Stage, Bengtsson, The Ghost Sonata, Goat and Monkey, Joel Scott
2005, Stage, Mr.Reindeer/Puppeteer, The Magic Flute, Welsh National Opera, Dominic Cooke and Sue Lefton
2003, Stage, John Darling, Peter Pan, Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dominic Hill
Television
2015, Television, Mould, Fungus the Bogeyman, Sky/The Imaginarium, Catherine Morshead
2003, Television, Flight Lieutenant E.C Johnson, The Dambusters, Channel Four, Gary Johnstone
Film
2017, Feature Film, Puppeteer, Life, Columbia Pictures, Daniel Espinosa
2014, Film, Bagheera, The Jungle Book, The Imaginarium, Andy Serkis
2013, Feature Film, Movement Artist, Gravity, Warner Bros., Alfonso Cuaron
Short Film
2013, Short Film, Bear, Table Manners, Indy8/Lupus Films/Channel Four, Rebecca Manley
2009, Short Film, Puppeteer, Alice, Ruby Films, Marianne Elliot
2007, Short Film, Puppeteer, The Butcher, NFTS, Masako Tomiya
2005, Short Film, Dave the Chav, Six Ways To Kill Your Lover, Questionable Films, Mark Anand
2004, Short Film, Josh, Absolute, Independent, Francine Bessone
Workshop
2015, Workshop, Ensemble, I Want My Hat Back, National Theatre Studio, Wils Wilson
2015, Workshop, Antipholus of Syracuse, The Comedy of Errors, National Theatre Studio, Bijan Sheibani/Ben Power
2015, Workshop, Big Joao, The Captains of the Sands, National Theatre Studio, Alex Brown
2012, Workshop, Various Roles, El Ingles, National Theatre Studio, Kathryn Ind/Finn Caldwell
2011, Workshop, Various Roles, I Was A Rat!, Teatro Kismet/Birmingham Rep/Warwick Arts Centre, Teresa Ludovico
Further Credits
2016, Commercial, Alien, The Broadcast, Red Brick Road, The Bobbsey Twins

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, London, Northern, RP*, West Country
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dancing, Period Dancing
Performance:Mask, Physical Theatre, Street Theatre
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Stage Combat, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Animatronics, Devising, Improvisation, Mime, Motion Capture, Puppetry, Stilt Walking

Training:

Guildhall School of Music and Drama