Ben Teasdale

Writer for television
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Biography

Ben is a writer for television; produced work includes an original half hour called The Baader-Meinhoff Gang Show, for Channel 4's Coming Up strand; and The Magister and The Irredeemable Brain of Dr Heinrich Hunsecker, two comedy horror half hours for BBC3's Spinechillers.

Ben has also diversified into children's television, co-creating and writing the children's supernatural comedy series Oddmoor and writing the opening series of the Cartoon Network's series, 100 Head Eddy.

Ben was series consultant on the BBC World Service's supernatural drama Bishaash and he co-created the hospital drama Pulse which broadcast on BBC3 in 2010.

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Set in a near-forgotten inner-city school where strange is normal, Strangehill High is Grange Hill meets The Muppets in South Park created by Yoshimi & Katoi.
Freemantle for CBBC
In development
 
Bishaash
3 x 60'
Producer Mary Hare
 
New serial supernatural teen drama for BBC World Service set between Bangladesh and London
BBC World Service
 
 
Animated sit-com pilot co-written with Simon Dean
Slinky Productions for BBC3
 
Producer Gillian McNeil
Starring
  • Ewan Bremner
  • Amelia Bullmore
  • Olivia Coleman
  • Eddie Marsan
  •  
    Dogma TV Coming Up Strand
    Ideal World Productions for Channel 4
     
    Producer Gabrielle Asher
    Director Crispin Whittell
    Starring
  • Amanda Couzens
  • John Draycott
  • Tom Ellis
  •  
    An original comedy horror script for the BBC3 Twisted Tales series
    BBC3
     
     
    BBC3 Spinechillers commission about the devil moving his family to middle England
    BBC3
     
    Producer Bill Dare
    Director Susan Tully
    Starring
  • John Bowe
  • Belinda Everett
  • Victoria Hamilton
  • Shelley King
  •  
    An original comedy horror for BBC3's Twisted Tales series
    BBC3
     
    Sleeper
    1 x 90'
     
    Original television thriller script
    Box Productions for Channel 4
    In development
     
    Oddmoor
    13 x 30'
    Creator co-created with Toby Haynes
     
    Original children's television comedy sci-fi series for BBC
    CBBC
    In development
     
     
    New kids cartoon series for Cartoon Network
    Cartoon Network
     

    Creator

    Pulse
    6 x 60'
    Producer Helen Gregory
    Director James Hawes
    Writer Paul Cornell
    Starring
  • Arsher Ali
  • Setphe Campbell Moore
  • Greg Chillin
  • Claire Foy
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    Created hospital thriller for the BBC
    World Productions for BBC3