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.

CV

Television
Writer
Strangehill High 3 x 30'
Oct 2011
Freemantle for CBBC
In development
Writer Ben Teasdale

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.

100 Head Eddy 2009
Cartoon Network
Writer Ben Teasdale

New kids cartoon series for Cartoon Network

Bishaash 3 x 60'
2009
BBC World Service
Producer Mary Hare
Writer Ben Teasdale

New serial supernatural teen drama for BBC World Service set between Bangladesh and London

Oddmoor 13 x 30'
2008
CBBC
In development
Creator co-created with Toby Haynes
Writer Ben Teasdale

Original children's television comedy sci-fi series for BBC

Read
Sleeper 1 x 90'
2008
Box Productions for Channel 4
In development
Writer Ben Teasdale

Original television thriller script

Read
The Magister 1 x 30'
2006
BBC3
Producer Bill Dare
Director Susan Tully
Writer Ben Teasdale
Starring John Bowe, Belinda Everett, Victoria Hamilton & Shelley King

An original comedy horror for BBC3's Twisted Tales series

At Home with the Lucifers 1 x 30'
2005
BBC3
Writer Ben Teasdale

BBC3 Spinechillers commission about the devil moving his family to middle England

BBC3
Producer Gabrielle Asher
Director Crispin Whittell
Writer Ben Teasdale
Starring Amanda Couzens, John Draycott, Tom Ellis & Emma Pierson

An original comedy horror script for the BBC3 Twisted Tales series

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Strange Times 1 x 30'
2004
Slinky Productions for BBC3
Writer Ben Teasdale

Animated sit-com pilot co-written with Simon Dean

The Baader-Meinhof Gang Show 1 x 30'
2004
Ideal World Productions for Channel 4
Producer Gillian McNeil
Director Toby Haynes
Writer Ben Teasdale
Starring Ewan Bremner, Amelia Bullmore, Olivia Coleman & Eddie Marsan

Dogma TV Coming Up Strand

Creator
Pulse 6 x 60'
2010
World Productions for BBC3
Creator Ben Teasdale
Producer Helen Gregory
Director James Hawes
Writer Paul Cornell
Starring Arsher Ali, Setphe Campbell Moore, Greg Chillin, Claire Foy & Alan Williams

Created hospital thriller for the BBC