Ben Fromet

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Acting

Assistant: Harry Carlile

Presenting

Assistant: Harry Carlile

Acting

Awards

Gold Arrow Award – Uncle Ben’s ‘Where’s the Kitchen’

Other

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COMMERCIAL: WALKERS CRISPS 'BAD HANDYMAN'

Bad Handyman

Chris Faith

Fat Lemon

COMMERCIAL: UNCLE BEN'S 'WHERE'S THE KITCHEN'

Estate Agent

Chris Faith

Fat Lemon
*Gold Arrow Award Winner

Television

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@ELEVENISH

FRANK

Talkback/ITV2

50 FUNNIEST MOMENTS 2014

Main Contributor/Talking head

Objective

LIVE AT THE ELECTRIC - SERIES 3

Writer/Performer

BBC 3/Avalon

Presenting

Ben is a multi-award winning Actor, writer, comedian.  The most recent being a British Gold Arrow award for an Uncle Ben’s ad where he played an Estate Agent. Ben also starred in the Walkers Crisp videos with Gary Lineker, the first of which, Bad Handyman, went viral with almost 3 million views on Facebook in the initial 72 hours.  He was also a main act on BBC3’s Live at the Electric series 3 where he wrote and performed 6 sketches as youth worker leader Pete Swivel.  Ben is currently developing various TV projects with major broadcasters including an original sitcom series which he will write, star and co-direct in.

Before this Ben won the Channel 4 Talent award for an original sitcom pilot entitled ‘The Trevor Ending Story’’ and Channel 4 hailed Ben as a ‘Future Creative Hero’.  Ben then went on to secure original script commissions from BBC3 and BBC Radio 4, as well as being a regular contributor to various sketch shows across TV and Radio.  He starred in an independent feature film called ‘We’ve Got The Toaster?’ that was shown at the Cannes Film Festival, played Steve in the teaser for ‘Trevor’ and also played a character in a T4 Movie Special for Hollywood blockbuster Source Code. 

Ben's show reel can be found here

Comedy writing credits

‘Cranberry’s Crib’ – Original sitcom pilot
Commissioned script by BBC Radio 4, 2010

‘Elbow Eddie’ – Original sitcom pilot
Commissioned script by BBC Radio 4, 2009

‘Run for your Life’ – Original sitcom pilot
Optioned and developed by Two Four Productions, 2008
Commissioned script by BBC Three

‘The Fromet & Delow Show’ – Original sketch show pilot
2008

‘Wakeside’ – Original sketch show pilot
2008

Various sketches, ‘Armstrong & Miller’, BBC1
Commissioned sketches by Hat Trick Productions, 2007

‘The Trevor Ending Story’ – Original sitcom pilot
Optioned and developed by Hat Trick Productions, 2007
Winner of Channel 4’s ‘4Talent Award’

Various sketches, ‘Dog Face’, E4
Commissioned sketches for Objective Productions, 2006

‘One Too Many’ – Original sitcom pilot
Optioned and developed by Hat Trick Productions, 2005

Live work

Various stand-up gigs in and around London, 2007 – 2011
Including; Crash Test Comedy Night, Pleasance Theatre, Islington

Industry testimonials  

“Wonderful character comedy backed up with smart, contemporary ideas” – Stephen Merchant. Actor/Writer/Director – The Office, Extras, Cemetery Junction  

“Having spent a lot of time working with Ben, I think he is just fantastic – flexible, creative, spirited and with a clear, distinctive voice.”
– Stuart Murphy. Former Controller – BBC Three. Controller – Sky 1, 2, 3

“This is what Ben needs to be doing for a living!” – Andy Hamilton. Creator/Writer – Drop the Dead Donkey, Bedtime, Outnumbered

“Brilliant dialogue and a great grasp of characterization” – Shane Allen. Comedy Commissioner, Channel 4

“Extremely sparky writing” – Ash Atalla. Series Producer – The Office, The IT Crowd
“A brilliant first script” – Phil Clarke. Producer – The Peep Show
 

Other

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

COMMERCIAL: WALKERS CRISPS 'BAD HANDYMAN'

Bad Handyman

Chris Faith

Fat Lemon

COMMERCIAL: UNCLE BEN'S 'WHERE'S THE KITCHEN'

Estate Agent

Chris Faith

Fat Lemon
*Gold Arrow Award Winner

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

50 FUNNIEST MOMENTS 2014

Main Contributor/Talking head

Objective

LIVE AT THE ELECTRIC - SERIES 3

Writer/Performer

BBC 3/Avalon