Bennett Arron becomes patron of TREAT Trust Wales
15 January 2013
Posted in News
TREAT Trust Wales are pleased to announce the addition of another patron to support our cause - Bennett Arron.
Bennett Arron is an award-winning writer, actor and stand-up comedian and is the only Jewish/Welsh comedian on the Comedy Circuit. He recently supported Ricky Gervais on some of his tour dates.
Bennett recently presented the documentary The Kosher Comedian for the BBC. He has performed on Loose Ends, Not Tonight With John Sergeant, Glee Time (in which he hosted a series of six stand-up comedy shows), Large (a satirical sketch show for the BBC), Never Write Off The Germans (a panel game show for Radio 2) three series of What's The Story (a panel game show for BBC Wales) and he was a Presenter on Big Brother's Little Brother. Bennett is also a trained actor and appeared in the film Dead Long Enough alongside Michael Sheen.
He has written for many comedy programmes, including Hit The Road Jack and the BAFTA winning V Graham Norton. He also wrote over 20 episodes and a feature film of Genie in The House, the highest-rated children's sitcom on Nickelodeon and episodes of the BAFTA winning Slammer for the BBC.
Bennett directed and presented the documentary How To Steal an Identity for Channel 4; which was "Pick of the Day" in The Guardian and The Telegraph, described as “Fascinating and Disturbing” by the TV Times. Bennett was short-listed for a BAFTA. As a result of this, Bennett has become a much sought-after speaker on the subject of Identity Theft and has spoken at events throughout the UK as well as Italy, Poland and Australia. (Click herefor more information on this and Testimonials).
Bennett is a past winner of both the TAPS Comedy Writer of the Year Award and the BBC Wales New Writer's Award. However,
his proudest moment was coming third in an International Disco Dancing Championship in Tenerife.
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