Spotlight: BEN GALPIN


BEN GALPIN by Michael Shelford
Photo: Michael Shelford
11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG
Phone: 020-7636 6978
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:10st. 12lb. (69kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly

About me:

Currently performing with Will & Co's BARD IN THE YARD:

"Ben Galpin... brings to life Shakespeare’s world and ably marries humour with reflective musings on mortality, creativity and productivity ... a perfect reminder of how magical and powerful it can be" ***** The Upcoming

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK (West End & Sydney Opera House) is currently available to watch online:

"the stand-out performance and the one you’ll remember long after the curtain has fallen comes from Ben Galpin who seems completely at home on the West End stage" **** LondonTheatre1

Stage Commercial Television Short Film Still Photography Radio Improvisation Further Credits
2020, Stage, William Shakespeare, Bard in the Yard, Will & Co, Victoria Baumgartner
2020, Stage, Dad, Joyce, Turtle Company, Sharjah Fringe, Yossef K. Junghan, Stevan Mijailovic
2019, Stage, (2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019), Scrooge, A Christmas Carol, Open Bar Theatre, Nicky Diss
2019, Stage, Fred the Busker & Sock, Tabby McTat, Southbank Centre, Alan Lane
2018, Stage, Mr Bellman & Jub Jub Bird, The Hunting of the Snark, Sydney Opera House & Southbank Centre, Gemma Colclough
2017, Stage, Mr Bellman & Jub Jub Bird, The Hunting of the Snark, RGM Productions, Vaudeville Theatre & UK Tour, Gemma Colclough
2016, Stage, Caliban, Ferdinand & Alonso, The Tempest, Thick As Thieves, Nicky Diss & Thomas Judd
2016, Stage, Malvolio & Sebastian, Twelfth Night, Open Bar Theatre, Nicky Diss
2015, Stage, Dave, Ambassador, Bingley, Wickham & Uncle Gardner, Bite-size Plays - Lunchtime Fourplay 3, St James Theatre Studio, Nick Brice
2015, Stage, The Portrait & Acting ASM, Potted Sherlock, Seabright Productions & Potted Productions, Vaudevillle Theatre, Hanna Berrigan
2014, Stage, Andrew, Little Pieces Of Gold - There is a Light That Never Goes Out, Southwark Playhouse, Sharon Willems
2014, Stage, Richard & Thomas, Bite-size Plays - Lunchtime Fourplay 2, St James Theatre Studio, Nick Brice
2012, Stage, Kevin, Slam The Write, First Draft, Jo Harris
2011, Stage, Mr Waring & James Fraser, It's Going To Be A Long War, Darling, E. J. Cope, Jo Harris
2011, Stage, Ben, Mr Caple & Al, Romy and Julian, Vienna's English Theatre, Vicky Ireland
2010, Stage, Coroner, Seconds, Writers Avenue, Matthew Parker
2010, Stage, Elder, Greek Salad, First Draft, Matthew Parker
2010, Stage, Jimmy, Mods and Rockers, Upstart Theatre, Laura Casey
2010, Stage, Sam, Liquorice & Smoke Rings, Pulse Festival, Bruce Guthrie
2010, Stage, Erastus, The Tragedy of Soliman and Perseda, Trifle, Sophie Hickman
2010, Stage, Golyadkin, The Double, Theatre 6, Kate McGregor
2009, Stage, Gromov & Hobotov, Ward No.6, DogOrange, Matthew Parker
1998, Stage, School Boy, The Merry Wives Of Windsor, RSC, Ian Judge
2019, Commercial, Phone Hero, Paddy Power, Rattling Stick, Andy McLeod
2019, Commercial, Trojan Horse Occupier, Bud Light - Super Bowl, Smith & Jones, Ulf Johansson
2018, Commercial, Husband, Brabantia, Vidiboko, Ewoudt Boonstra
2017, Commercial, Renter, IKEA, Tantrum, Stephen Pipe
2017, Commercial, Speedos Man, Visa - Cash Is Awkward, Somesuch, Sam Hibbard
2016, Commercial, Jackie Stewart - Body double, Heineken - When You Drink, Never Drive, Biscuit Filmworks, Gary Freedman
2011, Commercial, Net Guy, Vodafone Germany, Jung von Matt / Radical Media / Stink, Sebastian Strasser
2004, Commercial, Lead, Soft Spinners, Redband
2019, Television, Shop Assistant, Belgravia, Carnival Films / ITV, John Alexander
2013, Television, Ben, No Point - Sitcom Pilot, No Point Productions, Ben Hogan
Short Film
2016, Short Film, The Technician, Synesthesia, NFTS, Marco Oliva
2015, Short Film, Rabbi Weiner, Grandma's Big Schlep, Rhianna Rizvi, University Of Westminster, Sophie Clarke
2014, Short Film, Andy, 6/10 Tasty, MonkeyThump Productions, Ben Hogan & Colin Elves
2014, Short Film, The Lieutenant, The Bird Of Prey, In House Inc. Productions, Jonathan Tidmarsh
2013, Short Film, Berl Horowitz, Say A Little Prayer For Me, London Film School, Ido Zeevi
2013, Short Film, Patrick, ASBOs Uncovered, Ben Hogan
2012, Short Film, Everywhere, Vincente, Frozen Leaf Productions, Melissa Advani & Ben Galpin
Still Photography
2015, Still Photography, Mistletoe Man, Lotto, David Stewart
2011, Still Photography, Net Guy, Vodafone Germany, Jung von Matt / Radical Media / Stink, Philipp Rathmer
2018, Radio, Julius Bell, Victoriocity - Season 2, Jen Sudgen & Chris Sugden, Nathan Grassi
2017, Radio, Julius Bell, Victoriocity - Season 1, Jen Sudgen & Chris Sugden, Nathan Grassi
2009, Radio, Alex, Qualms, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
2019, Improvisation, Hickory Dickory Murder, The Dead Secrets
2019, Improvisation, Ensemble, Advanced Game Class Show, The Free Association
2017, Improvisation, Impetus, Ben Fogg
2016, Improvisation, Impetus, Ben Fogg
2015, Improvisation, Monkey Toast Level 4 Class Show, Monkey Toast, David Shore
2015, Improvisation, Monkey Toast Level 3 Class Show, Monkey Toast, David Shore
Further Credits
2020, Internet, Berowne, Love's Labour's Lost, The Show Must Go Online, Rob Myles
2019, Training Film, Greg, Restricted Intelligence - Series 6, Twist & Shout, Rob McCollum
2018, Training Film, Greg, Restricted Intelligence - Privacy Series 2, Twist & Shout, Jim Shields
2018, Training Film, Greg, Restricted Intelligence - Series 5, Twist & Shout, Jim Shields
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Various, The Sitcom Mission 2017 - Winning Script, Declan Hill & Simon Wright, Ben Hogan
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Daring, The Widow Ranter, Clio’s Company, Jay Venn & Lissa Chapman
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Fidel Castro & Quevedo, Mi Cubita Bella (My Beautiful Cuba), The Cockpit, Linda Walton
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Lukas, Kinetics, DT2productions, Sue Wylie
2016, Role Play, Various, BA SOCIAL WORK PLACEMENT ROLE PLAY AT UEL, BIG Role Play Company, Amanda Bailey & Gail Windrass
2016, Corporate, Paparazzi, The Life RX, David Wade Productions, Simon Evans
2016, Role Play, Various Roles, ASA Clinical Skills Assessment Training, Croydon University Hospital, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
2015, Workshop, R&D for The Snow Queen, First Draft & Open Book, Kate McGregor
2015, Workshop, R&D for new Theatre 6 tour, Theatre 6, Kate McGregor
2012, Musical, Tony / Jimmy G / Producer, An Olympic Journey, Goldsmiths College, Andrew Miller
2011, Workshop, Konstantin, The Seagull, Acting the Classics, Mike Alfreds
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Berowne, Love's Labour's Won, Infinite Space, Rae McKen
2009, Feature Film, Drug Dealer, Jack Said, Kalimasu, Lee Basannavar & Michael Tchoubouroff


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Standard, Cockney, French, German, London*, Northern, RP*, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, German, Japanese
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone-High*, Choral Singing*, Piano
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Live Roleplay, Outdoor Performances, Stand-up Comic, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Rowing, Running, Scuba Diving*, Shooting, Skiing, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Assistant Stage Manager (ASM), Computer Literate, Graphic Design (experienced), Improvisation, IT Specialist (qualified), Photography, Producer (professional), Puppetry, Puppetry-Hand, Scientist (qualified)
Vocal Range:B♭2 to A4


Drama Studio London (2008-2009)

Acting the Classics - in association with the RSC, National Theatre, Young Vic, Shakespeare's Globe and the Actors Centre (2011-2012)

Monkey Toast - Longform Improv Levels 1 - 4 (2015)

Poel Event - supported by the National Theatre, Spotlight & CSSD (2016)

Award Nominations:

Best Acting Ensemble, Broadway World for The Hunting of the Snark (2017)

Best Acting Ensemble, The Stage Awards for Ward No.6 (2009)