Ben is a BAFTA-winning
writer for children's television and an experienced writer for adult comedy shows.
He began writing for television during the
1990s, when he worked as a BBC contract writer for Radio Light Entertainment. He worked on many of the decade's most successful comedy shows, including Spitting Image, Saturday Live, Smack the Pony, Alastair MacGowan's Big
Impression and The Big Breakfast.
In 1997, Ben started working in children's television after a stint of writing for (and
appearances on) Live and Kicking with Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston. At ITV Ben wrote and script edited
the award-winning SMTV.
Since then he
has written numerous children's programmes including MI High (with one of his episodes winning an RTS Award in 2009), Horrible Histories and Disney's award-winning Bus Life, which gained him a BAFTA nomination as Best Original Writer in 2004.