Ben Thompson

  • Actor
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    28 - 34
    Height
    1m 78cm (5' 10")
    Weight
    76kg (168lb)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Slim
  • Links

    Spotlight Member
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017 - 2018The Lorax (Feet)
Theatre (Tour)
The Lorax
Max Webster
The Old Vic
The Old Vic, London/The Princess Alexandra, Toronto
2017Wilbur
Theatre
Winnie and Wilbur
Liam Steel
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham Rep
2016Kipper
Theatre
Kipper's Snowy Day
Fiona Creese/Nicky Blackwell/Nick Tigg
Slot Machine
Connaught Theatre
2016Oona the Elephant (Head)
Theatre
Running Wild
Tim Sheader
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
2016Simon/The Rebel
Theatre
Light
George Mann
Theatre Ad Infinitum
BAC
2015 - 2016The Lorax (Feet)
Theatre
The Lorax
Max Webster
The Old Vic
The Old Vic
2015Claudio
Theatre
Measure for Measure
Louis Scheeder
The Factory
2015Mould
TV
Fungus the Bogeyman
Catherine Morshead
Sky / The Imaginarium
2014 - 2015Captain Flint
Theatre
Treasure Island
Polly Findlay
National Theatre Studio
2014Lord of the Waves/Tesoro
Theatre
Before the Dawn
Kate Bush/Adrian Noble
KT Fellowship
Eventim Apollo
2014Christopher Columbus
Theatre (Tour)
The Lost Voyage
Henry Maynard
Asaro
2013 - 2014Zephyrus
Theatre
The Light Princess
Marianne Elliot
National Theatre Studio
2013Puppeteer
Theatre
Gabriel
Dominic Dromgoole
Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
2013Major Stede Bonnet
Theatre (Tour)
Adventure to the Sea of Souls
Henry Maynard
Asaro
2012 - 2013Curio/Officer
Theatre
Twelfth Night
Tim Carroll
Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe/Apollo
2012 - 2013Dorset/Bishop of Ely
Theatre
Richard III
Tim Carroll
Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe/Apollo
2012Telemachus
Theatre

Tim Carroll
The Factory
Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford
2012Various Roles
Theatre
Hamlet
Tim Carroll
The Factory
Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford
2012Ajax/Paris
Theatre
Troilus and Cressida
Madeliene Hyland
Dogs With Crowns
The Spring, Vauxhall
2011Nephew Fred/Tiny Tim
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Graham McLaren
National Theatre of Scotland
Film City, Glasgow
2011First Lord
Theatre
Cymbeline
Tim Carroll
The Factory
The Willow Globe
2009 - 2011Joey/Topthorn/Ensemble
Theatre
War Horse
Marianne Elliot/Tom Morris
National Theatre Studio
New London Theatre
2009Golden Monkey/Balthamos
Theatre (Tour)
His Dark Materials
Rachel Kavanaugh/Sarah Esdaile
Birmingham Rep/West Yorkshire Playhouse
No. 1 Tour
2008Puppeteer 'Kevin'
Theatre (Tour)
Low Life
Mark Down
Blind Summit Theatre Co.
Tour of China
2008Puppeteer 'Drone'
Theatre
Faeries
Will Tuckett
ROH2
Clore Studio/Egg Theatre, Bath
2008Stuart the Unexpected
Theatre
Thinking AloudICA/Minkette Productions
2008Puppeteer 'Sorrow'/'Cio Cio San'
Theatre
Madam Butterfly
Carolyn Chao
ENO/Blind Summit
The Coliseum
2007Sebastian
Theatre
Train of ThoughtMinkette Productions
2007Puppeteer 'Kevin'
Theatre
Low Life
Mark Down and Nick Barnes
Blind Summit Theatre Co.
2007'B'
Theatre
Human Resources
Emma Bernard and Harry Scott
Central Saint Martins
2006The Student
Theatre
Waiting for Chekhov
Bronwen Wilson
Cilgwyn Theatre Company
Union Chapel Studio Theatre
2006Bengtsson
Theatre
The Ghost Sonata
Joel Scott
Goat and Monkey Productions
Trinity Wharf
2005Dave the Chav
Film (Short)
Six Ways to Kill Your LoverQuestionable Films
2005Slave/Various Roles
Theatre (Tour)
The Magic Flute
Dominic Cooke/Sue Lefton
Welsh National Opera
2005Daniel
TV
Red Lion Square
Christopher Clarke
Halogen Entertainment
2005Walter
Commercial
Sky One Promotion
Peter Cohen
Peter Cohen Productions
2004Josh
Film (Student)
Absolute
Francine Bessone
London Metropolitan University
2003John Darling
Theatre
Peter Pan
Dominic Hill
Dundee Rep Theatre
2003The Peasant
Theatre
At the Exit
Lucy Jameson
Chichester Festival Theatre
2003Guy Burgess
Radio
Dear Doctor Goebbels
Jane Morgan
Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
2003Flight Lt. EC.Johnson
TV
The Dambusters
Gary Johnstone
Tigress Productions
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20033 yr. ActingGuildhall School of Music and Drama

    Additional Skills

    Animatronics

    Puppetry

    Stiltwalking

    Acrobatics

    Additional Information

    Commedia dell'Arte training with Europe's leading mask practitioner Adriano Iurissevich.

    Week long workshop and training session with Kathryn Hunter exploring the relationship between Circus and Theatre.

    About me

    I am a strong ensemble actor with a good tenor singing voice and am an excellent mover. I also have experience in puppetry, mask and physical theatre.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Polish
    • Spanish
    Experienced In
    • Film (Student)
    • Motion Capture
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    Interested in
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • Devon
    • Essex
    • Northern England
    • RP
    • Somerset
    • Southern England
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • Southern American
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballroom
    • Jazz
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Wholesome
    • Professional
    • Geeky
    • Posh
    • Intellectual