Ben is a screenwriter and playwright, originally from Perth and now living in Yorkshire. He was selected for the BBC Writers Academy in 2012 and he went on to write episodes of CASUALTY, DOCTORS and EASTENDERS before becoming a regular writer on CORONATION STREET in 2015, writing over 30 episodes to date. Most recently, he has written episodes of JAMIE JOHNSON (CBBC) and STAN LEE’S LUCKY MAN (Carnival/Sky One), and he has developed original projects with BBC Studios, STV, Synchronicity Films, Big Deal Films and Lime Pictures amongst others. His plays include WHEN WE WERE BROTHERS (Freedom Studios), THE THING ABOUT PSYCHOPATHS (Red Ladder) and COLD TURKEY AT NANA’S (Oran Mor) and he is writing a new play for West Yorkshire Playhouse.
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