Ben Bond

Comedy and drama writer for television and film

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

Ben Bond started his professional career as a radio producer, hitting success with his work on a number of award-winning Radio 1 shows.

He now writes drama and comedy for both television and film. Recently Ben has worked on an original series for Company Pictures and the BBC titled Max Cable, and an original series for Eleventh Hour Films entitled Metal. He has also written an episode of Skins: Season 6.

In 2010 Ben carried out a rewrite on the feature Killing Bono which was picked up by Paramount Pictures and stars Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan and Pete Postlethwaite. Ben's original feature ZOOM co-written with director Lindy Heymann has received development funding from the UK Film Council. His latest film Land of The Giants received development funding from Northern Ireland Screen.

Ben is also the Creative Director and co-founder (with Perrier-Award winning comedian James Rawlings) of multi-award winning comedy production company Hoot Comedy. Their first production Tooty's Wedding won a place at Sundance 2012.


CV

Television
Writer
Metal 6 x 60'
2012 to present
Eleventh Hour Films
In development
Producer Paula Cuddy
Writer Ben Bond

Original drama, a family saga set against the London Metal Exchange

Skins: Series 6 1 x 60
May 2011
Company Pictures for E4
Creator Jamie Brittain/Brain Elsley
Producer Matt Stevens
Writer Ben Bond
Starring Alexander Arnold , Antonia Clarke , Sebastian De Souza , Sam Jackson & Dakota Blue Richards

Series 6 of the BAFTA award-winning E4 Series.

Max Cable 2011
Company Pictures for Sky1
In development
Writer Ben Bond

 
Driver 6 x 30'
2010
Big Talk
In development
Producer Kenton Allen
Writer Ben Bond

Original sit com about a taxi driver in development with Big Talk, Bill Bailey attached to star

Delta Forever 1 x 30'
2008
Angel Eye Media for BBC3
Producer Kelly McGolpin/ John O'Callaghan
Director Misha Manson-Smith
Writer Ben Bond
Starring Samantha Blakely, Antonia Campbell-Smith, Ophelia Lovibond & Jonny Sweet

Sit-com comedy pilot about a group of obsessive online fans of a fictional hero called Delta

Ghosts 2 x 90'
2008
Carnilval Film and Television Ltd for Channel 5
Writer Ben Bond

Original comedy drama

Terryvision 2008
Greenroom Entertainment for BBC
Writer Ben Bond

 
Am I Right? 2007
Talkback Thames
Writer Ben Bond

 
Film
Writer
Land of the Giants Feature
2012
Greenroom Entertainment
In development
Producer Nick Hamm
Writer Ben Bond

 
Killing Bono Feature
2010
Salt/Greenroom Entertainment for Paramount Pictures
rewrite of screenplay
Producer Mark Huffam
Director Nick Hamm
Writer Ben Bond
Starring Ben Barnes, Charlie Cox, Kirsten Ritter, Pete Postlethwaite & Robert Sheehan

Comedy about two brothers failing to make it in music while old friends U2 become hugely successful

Zoom Feature
2010
Warp Films
In development
Producer Andy Stebbing
Director Lindy Heymann
Writer Ben Bond

Feature script in development with Warp Films, co-written with Lindy Heymann

Divine Productions
In development
Writer Ben Bond

Spec script about a couple attempting to make the dangerous journey from Africa to Europe as an illegal immigrant

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