DAVID BENSON by Steve Ullathorne
Photo: Steve Ullathorne
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:13st. (83kg)
Playing Age:50 - 70 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Balding
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Brexit at the King's Head, London until July 2019

Stage Film Television Radio Comedy Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Adam Masters, PM, Brexit, The Sponateity Shop, Tom Salinsky
2019, Stage, Various Roles, Dad's Army Radio Show, James Seabright Productions, Owen Lewis
2017, Stage, Billy Tallon, A Princess Undone, Evergreen Theatrical Productions Ltd, Richard Sterling
2017, Stage, Various Roles, Dad's Army Radio Hour, Seabright Productions, Owen Lewis
2017, Stage, Geoffrey Ballard, Waiting for God, Seabright Productions, David Grindley
2016, Stage, Harold Wilson, Men from the Ministry, Joabri Productions, Michael Kingsbury
2016, Stage, Boris Johnson, Boris World King, Trafalger Studios/James Seabright, Yaz Al-Shaater
2015, Stage, Gower Potter, It's a Wonderful Life, Seabright Productions, Guy Retallack
2015, Stage, Various Roles, Outings, Seabright Productions, David Grindley
2014, Stage, Fitzrovia Radio Hour's Dracula, Mercury Theatre, Cal McCrystal
2014, Stage, Gareth (Head Waiter), One Man, Two Guvnors (Theatre Royal, Haymarket since 2012), National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner, Cal McCrystal
2011, Stage, Gareth (Head Waiter), One Man, Two Guvnors (RNT, UK Tour, Adelphi Theatre), Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner, Cal McCrystal
2010, Stage, Dr. Jim Swire, Lockerbie: Unfinished Business, James Seabright Productions, Hannah Eidenow
2010, Stage, Leslie/Charlie/Angie/Chico, Dirty White Boy - Tales of Soho, James Seabright Productions, Phil Willmott
2009, Stage, Samuel Johnson/Self, Dr. Whom - My Search for Samuel Johnson, James Seabright Productions, Owen Lewis
2009, Stage, Dr. Dorn, Notebooks of Trigorin, Phil Willmott, Phil Willmott
2009, Stage, Tim, Future Me (Tour and London), Sue Scott Davison Productions, Guy Retallack
2008, Stage, Self, David Benson Sings Noel Coward, James Seabright Productions, David Benson
2007, Stage, Tim, Future Me, Theatre 503, London, Guy Rettallack
2006, Stage, George, Same Time Next Year, Theatre Royal Winchester, James Barry
2006, Stage, Self/Various Roles, Why Pay More?, James Seabright Productions
2005, Stage, Self/Various Roles, Haunted Stage, James Seabright Productions
2004, Stage, Dame Foxy Trot, Jack and The Beanstalk, Corn Exchange Newbury, Cal McCrysal
2003, Stage, (2002-2003) Brookshaw, Latin!, New End/King's Head Theatre, Adam Barnard
2003, Stage, Inspector Truscott, Loot, Derby Playhouse, Cal McCrystal
2003, Stage, Frank Sinatra/Quentin Crisp/Orson Welles, Star Struck (One Man Show), Self-Produced, David Sant
2003, Stage, (1996-2003) Kenneth Williams/Self, Think No Evil of Us, David Benson
2003, Stage, (2001-2003) Frankie Howerd, To Be Frank (One Man Show), Fiery Angel (Original)
2002, Stage, Old Gentleman/Botard, Rhinocerous, Peepolykus
2000, Stage, (1998-2000) Self, Mourning Glory (One Man Show), Assembly Theatre
2017, Feature Film, Liberace Hologram, Blade Runner 2049, TRIBORO, Denis Villeneuve
2015, Feature Film, Dogger Bob, Golden Years, Golden Years Entertainment, John Miller
2014, Television, Herald, Doctor Who, BBC, Paul Murphy
2005, Television, Lord Adonis, Bremner, Bird & Fortune (Series 8), Channel 4, Steve Connelly
2005, Television, Opposition MP, Little Britain, BBC, Geoff Posner
1999, Television, (1998-1999) Noel Coward, Goodnight Sweetheart, Pearson Television/BBC, Various Directors
2016, Radio, Sir Samuel Shephard, Lord Sidmouth, Trial By Laughter, BBC, Gary Brown
2015, Radio, Frankie Howerd, Afternoon Play: Frankie Takes A Trip, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2009, Radio, Cabaret Singer, Snobs, BBC, Kate Mcall
2008, Radio, Singer/Compere/various, Snobs, BBC Wales, Kate McAll
2007, Radio, Rex, The Wooden Overcoat, BBC Wales, Kate McAll
2015, Comedy, Boris Johnson, Boris: World King, Three's Company/KPS Productions, Yaz Al-Shaater
Short Film
2010, Short Film, Clown, Cirque du Mort, National Film and Television School, Peter Smyth
2001, Short Film, Father, Camouflage, Sherbet, Jonathan Hodgson
2000, Short Film, Chat the Celebrity Cat, Chat the Celebrity Cat, Bermuda Shorts, Trevor Murphy
Further Credits
2014, Pantomime, Nurse Nellie (Dame), Sleeping Beauty, Theatre Royal Winchester, James Barry
2010, Musical, Host/Lead Singer, Singalong GleeClub, James Seabright, Stewart Nicholls, David Benson
2009, Audio, Panda, Adventures of Iris Wildthyme, Big Finish, Gary Russell
2008, Audio, Panda, Iris Wyldetime Series, Big Finish, Gary Russell
2003, Recording, Kenneth Williams, The Private World of Kenneth Williams, BBC Radio 4, Jonathan James Moore
2002, Recording, Presenter, Ruth Draper & Her Company of Characters, BBC Radio Two
2001, Recording, Orson Welles/Russian Scientist, Invaders From Mars, Big Finish, Mark Gatiss
2001, Voice Over, Liberace & Barrister, Reputations: Liberace, BBC Television
2018, Audio, Panda, Muse of Fire, Big Finish, Jamie Anderson
2018, Audio, Various Roles, Casting the Runes, Bafflegab, Simon Barnard


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Belfast, Birmingham*, Black Country*, Cockney, Edinburgh, French, Geordie, German, Indian, Liverpool, London, Northern, RP, Russian, Scottish-Standard, Somerset, Welsh-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone*, Tap*
Performance:Comedy, Physical Theatre, Radio Presenting, Stand-up Comic, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Other Skills:Impersonation, Improvisation


Degree Drama and Theatre Studies, University of London