Ben Hale

  • Actor
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    30 - 40
    Height
    6' (1m 85cm)
    Weight
    13st. 1lb (83kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Slim
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  • Links

    Personal Website
    www.benhale.co.uk
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2018The evening begins with an introduction from our host, Jack Daw (played with great enthusiasm by Ben Hale), a paranormal-investigator.
Playhouse Pickings
playhousepickings1.wordpress.com
2018The cast of characters are individually and collectively superb
Steve Caplin
everything-theatre.co.uk
2015Ben Hale's tormented Orestes is powerfully moving
Ian Foster
oughttobeclowns.blogspot.co.uk
2015...the ill-fated Orestes whose inner conflict is a compelling show in itself thanks to the flexible acting of Ben Hale.
Mary Nguyen
ldncard.com
2015- Ben Hale is particularly striking as the tortured Orestes
Liz Dyer
carnstheatrepassion.com
2015- The best work comes from Ben Hale as Orestes...vibrant performances and excellent chemistry…charming, passionate and a joy to watch.
Laura Kressly
theplaysthethinguk.wordpress.com
2014Ben Hale played his brow-beaten Devil with the requisite composure and sarcasm of an administrator of the Underworld.
Michael Davis
femalearts.com
2014Hale’s portrayal of the control-obsessed Trip is, in itself, wonderfully controlled... Trip’s insecurities coming out initially only in glimpses
Julia Lee Dean
facebook.com
2012Ben Hale playing Ruth's wayward husband, Ray Taylor, is suitably troubled and Hale really embodies this character with utmost conviction.
Skye Crawford
fringereview.co.uk
2012special-mention has to go to Ben Hale, who plays stuttering Billy with brilliance not only at the end, but throughoutremotegoat.com
2012Ben Hale as the brother is both boyish and threatening, coiled to strike...snipe.at
2012In the most powerful scene of the play, he displays great nervous-energy as he paces about interrogating his mother's boyfriend
James Buxton
extraextra.org

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Tobias
Site Specific
Mars & Beyond
Zuza Tehanu
Dark Soul Theatre
The Bargehouse
2018 - 2020Jackdaw
Theatre (Immersive)
Silhouette In The Smoke / Dead Quiet
Rosanna Mallinson
Immer-City
London Water and Steam Museum / Kensington Library
2019Richie
Theatre
Four Beds
Andrea Lewis
Monkey Fist Theatre Company
The Etcetera Theatre
2018Rupert
Theatre
The Office Party
Sarah Ellis
Hyperfusion Theatre Company
2018Bill
Online / Digital
Mental Health VideoSurrey & Borders Partnership
2018Sales Rep
Corporate
Sales Call Video
Annie Dingley
Dingley Developments
2017Roose Bolton
Theatre
The Red WeddingBreaking Lines Ltd
Proud Cabaret
2017Interviewee
Corporate
Interviewing Excellence
Patrick Poletti
Interact Roleplay
2017Man
Music Video
Wolf Alice / Yuk Foo
Lily Rose Thomas
My Accomplice
2016Danny
Corporate
Carphone Warehouse Training Film
Henry Peplow
Solutions
2016Darren
Theatre
The Shhh Experience: Deb & Darren's Big Day
Sarah Ellis
Hyperfusion Theatre Company
Saffron Walden Town Hall
2015The Thing
Theatre
State of Fear: The Fabulous Derek Alfrick
Pamela Schermann
Time Zone Theatre
Southwark Playhouse
2015Orestes
Theatre
Iphigenia In Tauris
Pamela Schermann
The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
2014The Devil & ensemble
Theatre
The (Ill-Advised) Voyage of Leonard Roam
Jade Allen
Cakes & Ale Theatre Company
The Etcetera
2014Male Victim
Commercial
Domestic Abuse Campaign
Graham Harrison
Kent Police
2014Jason
Theatre
Duvet Day (Spaced Festival)
Claire Quinn
Touchpaper Theatre
Theatre Delicatessen
2014Dan
Film (Feature)
Guttersnipes
Martin Salter
Every Second Counts
2013Suited Lad
Commercial
McDonald's Festive Favourites
Neil Gorringe
Moxie Pictures
2013Lord Tenoroc/Doc Fossil
Still Photos
Matt Hatter Chronicles (storyboarding)
Nigel Stone
Platinum Films
Pinewood Studios
2013Trip
Theatre
Trip's Cinch
Tony James
Cakes & Ale Theatre Company
The Etcetera Theatre
2012The Physicist
Theatre
Project XTradesecrets
2012Ray
Theatre
Down Came the Rain
Jade Allen
The Raven Theatre Company
Iambic Arts / Camden People's Theatre
2012Tom
Theatre
Loot
Kate Murphy
Spearshaker Theatre
Tara Arts
2011 - 2012Jerome
Theatre
The Last Day
Pamela Schermann
Time Zone Theatre
Old Red Lion / Waterloo East Theatre
2011 - 2012Skank
Film (Feature)
Senet
Antony Petrou
11 Little Films
2011Mr String
Theatre
The Untimely Death of Mr String
Laura Rugg
The Raven Theatre Company
Camden People's Theatre
2011Michael
Theatre
Debris
Pamela Schermann
Mountview
The Karamel Club
2010Robert
Film (Short)
Sleepless
Daryl Hopkins
Southbank Productions
2010King Rat
Theatre
Dick Whittington
Andy Long
Rainbow Theatre
2010Michael (Brother)
Theatre
Visits
Lars Gathe
FrogMe
Theatre Delicatessen
2010Balthasar
Theatre
Romeo & Juliet
Dan Winder
Iris Theatre Company
St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
2009Roger
Theatre
Lord of the Flies
Cameron Jack
The Broadway Theatre
The Broadway Theatre
2009Billy Bibbit
Theatre
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Rebecca Smith
Sedos
The Bridewell
2008Ed Reiss
Theatre
The International Stud
Robert Martin
Theatre Productions
The Space
2008Tommy
Theatre
Breezeblock Park
Tony James
SEACHANGE ARTS
Rose Bruford College
2007Nils Krogstad
Theatre
A Doll's House
Lucie Harrison
SEACHANGE ARTS
Rose Bruford College
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    201010 week Screen ActingCapital Screen Arts (CSA)
    2008Part-Time Theatre Arts (Acting)Rose Bruford College
    2004Ba(hons) Drama and Film StudiesUniversity of Kent

    Additional Skills

    Writing / Directing / Devising/ Improvisation (comic and dramatic) /Worskshop Leader - Facilitator/ Full & clean driving license /Roleplay, Forum & Corporate experience.

    Additional Information

    London base - good transport links -

    I am currently seeking both short or long term work and am flexible for auditions.

    Please feel free to contact me directly via the form on the contact tab.

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    Review for - Trip's cinch -

    Ben Hale is the sort of actor you’d get on a plane to go and watch. His portrayal of Trip in the opening scene is masterful. Good acting here combines with good writing to create a character that is fascinating in his egoism and his pathological need for control. Val and Trip are excellent foils for each other; the emotional Val losing control in the face of Trip’s cold determination to hang onto it, blowing up only when he cannot remember a name. Hale’s portrayal of the control-obsessed Trip is, in itself, wonderfully controlled. We see Trip’s insecurities coming out initially only in glimpses; the compulsive hand-cleaning, the playing cards; every physical attempt to maintain control points to an underlying unravelling just as every confidence Trip shares in fact conceals something about him and the story he claims to be telling.

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    Review for - Visits -

    Ben Hale puts on a moving performance as the noble, big brother who struggles to support his sister. In the most powerful scene of the play, he displays great nervous energy as he paces about the stage interrogating his mother's boyfriend Hale's performance in this scene creates a tension that is tremendously gripping as he is plagued by the horror of what this man may have done to his sister. (ExtraExtra)

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    Reviews for - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest -

    However, the climax is still an emotional affair, and special mention has to go to Ben Hale, who plays stuttering Billy Bibbett with brilliance not only at the end, but throughout the play. (Remotegoat)

    Where "Cuckoo's Nest" truly succeeds, however, is in the acting Ben Hale's Billy Bibbett is particularly moving. (London Arts Blog)

    and most of these are meticulously observed cameos, with Ben Hale as the tenderly vulnerable Billy Bibbett. (London List)

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    Review for - Lord of the Flies -

    Ben Hale is a frightening bully boy a piece of stunning physical theatre this powerful production will leave you reeling. (Bexley Times)

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    Reviews for Mr String -

    Mr String played by an engagingly bemused Ben Hale (Theatre Bubble)

    ...played by the highly capable Ben Hale (UK TheatreNet)

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    About me

    I have been working in the industry for over ten years and have been lucky to work on a good variety of theatre, film and corporate projects. One thread that runs through all my work is a passion for storytelling, for creating deep, layered characters, with their own unique perspective on the story being told.

    I have recently finished playing Jack Daw in 'Silhouette In The Smoke' - an immersive Victorian mystery, performing amongst the fascinating backdrop of Victorian pump engines at The Museum of Steam and Water in Kew.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Irish
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Panto
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Guitar
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Dorset
    • Essex
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Northern England
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Somerset
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Basic
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Mischievous
    • Professional
    • Scruffy
    • Villainous