Ben Addis (BA Acting)


Ben trained at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked extensively across Theatre, Film, TV, Radio, and Voice-Over.

Ben regularly works in radio drama, commercials, audio books and on stage. His theatre work has seen him tread the boards at The National Theatre, The Royal Exchange, Leeds Playhouse, The Arcola and Sheffield Crucible.

He has worked with renowned screen directors Lisa Brühlmann, Paul Andrew Williams, Saul Metzstein, Dan Zeff and Dusan Lazarevic across a number of profile productions for likes of HBO, the BBC and ITV. Credits include, ‘The Girl Before’, ‘Hollyoaks’, The Killer Beside Me’, ‘Crown Court’, ‘Vera’, ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Lewis’. A career highlight was working with Martin Scorsese on his feature film ‘Hugo.’

Over the years he has shared the screen with the likes of Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Martin Freeman, Lesley Manville, David Oyelowo, Jodie Whittaker, Richard E Grant, Brenda Blethyn, Matt Smith and Romola Garai…and has tried to steal all their best tricks, many of which he hopes to share with his students at ActUpNorth.

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