Ben Galpin

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Ben trained at Drama Studio London, graduating in 2009. Recently he has played Mr Bellman and the Jub Jub Bird in new family musical comedy The Hunting of the Snark in the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre followed by a tour, including shows in the Southbank Centre, Arts Centre Melbourne and the Sydney Opera House. Other theatre credits include Tabby McTat (Southbank Centre), Potted Sherlock (Vaudeville Theatre), and tours of Twelfth Night playing Malvolio, Sebastian & Curio, The Tempest as Caliban, Ferdinand & Alonso and A Christmas Carol as Scrooge.

Other stage appearances have included DogOrange’s Ward No.6 in Edinburgh, which was nominated for Best Ensemble in The Stage Awards For Acting Excellence, and the lead roles of Golyadkin in The Double, Erastus in Soliman & Perseda and several runs of Bite-Size Plays at the St James Theatre Studio. Ben also spent 6 months touring Austria with Vienna’s English Theatre in Romy & Julian a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic Romeo & Juliet.

Voice work includes playing Julius Bell in new audio comedy drama Victoriocity – Season 1 & 2 are available to listen online. Ben also appeared alongside Toby Jones & Lesley Sharp in BBC Radio 4’s Afternoon Drama Qualms and was a nominee for the BBC’s Carleton Hobbs Competition.

On screen Ben co-produced and appeared in new comedy webseries No Point, which was funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign raising over £2000. He has also appeared in many short films including Grandma’s Big Schlep, 6/10 Tasty, The Bird of Prey, Say A Little Prayer For Me and Everywhere, Vicente. Ben has appeared in commercials for Paddy Power, Brabantia, IKEA, Visa, Heineken, and in Bud Light’s Trojan Horse commercial which was shown during the 2019 Super Bowl!