Bennett Arron
Bennett Arron

Bennett Arron

  • Welsh
  • Writer, stand-up comedian, actor, comedian and director
Bennett Arron

BAFTA Shortlisted Comedian, Writer, Actor, Presenter.

Year Production Role
2023 Bennett Arron: Loser Self
2022 Alone - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Best Upstairs Neighbour Ever
  2. E2 - The Longest Brief Thing
  3. E3 - Cat and Mice
  4. E4 - Ellie Retirement
  5. E5 - The Toy Man
  6. E6 - Domestic Blitz
2021 The Sketchbook Script Development
2021 Alone - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Remember The Date
  2. E2 - Unpacking The Yada Yada
  3. E3 - Undercover Hamster
  4. E4 - Man Down
  5. E5 - One's Company
  6. E6 - Best Man Wins
2021 When Lorna Met Leo: Love In The Time Of Covid Writer (Additional Material)
2021 When Lorna Met Leo: Love In The Time Of Covid Writer (Additional Material)
2021 When Lorna Met Leo: Love In The Time Of Covid Writer (Additional Material)
2021 When Lorna Met Leo: Love In The Time Of Covid Writer (Additional Material)
2019 Alone - Series 2
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  1. E1 - A Cry For No Help
  2. E2 - Anti-Valentine's Day
  3. E3 - A Few Loose Ends
  4. E4 - Front Window
  5. E5 - The Big Scene
  6. E6 - Friday Nights, Saturday Mornings
2018 Heard the One About Identity Theft? With the Real Bennett Arron Self
2018 Bennett Arron: I've Never Told Anyone This Self
2018 Alone - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Long Bad Friday Night
  2. E2 - Not Listening But Hearing
2017 Bennett Arron Worries About... - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2017 Bennett Arron Worries About... - Series 2 Writer
2017 Alone - Pilot Morris
2016 Bennett Arron Worries About... - Series 1 Writer
2016 Bennett Arron Worries About... - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2015 Bennett Arron Is Jewelsh Writer
2015 Bennett Arron Is Jewelsh Host / Presenter
2014 Off Their Rockers - Series 2 (as Bennet Arron)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
2012 Hit The Road Jack
  1. E1 - Wales
Writer (Additional Material)
2012 What's So Funny? - Series 3
  1. E5 - Episode Five
2011 What's The Story? - Series 5
  1. E4 - Episode Four
2011 JEWELSH Self
2011 What's The Story? - Series 4
  1. E6 - Episode Six
2011 What's The Story? - Series 3
  1. E2 - Episode Two
2010 Bennett Arron Has Had Enough Self
2005 Not Tonight With John Sergeant Self
2002 Ed Stone Is Dead
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  1. E4 - Dead Poet
2001 Sam's Game
  1. E2 - Eternal Rectangle
  2. E6 - No Sweat
Writer (Additional Material)
1996 The Real McCoy - Series 5
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Writer (Additional Material)
1995 Hale And Pace - Series 8 (as Bennet Arron)
  1. E1 - Episode One

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Bennett Arron on IMDb

Home town
Port Talbot
Resident of

"One of the best on the circuit... a Welsh Seinfeld" The Guardian
"Genuinely original and funny" The Times
"Hilarious... clever wit... razor sharp" The Standard

Bennett, who is currently starring in the Radio 4 Series ALONE, is an Award-Winning Writer, Comedian, Author and TV Presenter and is the only Jewish & Welsh comedian on the circuit.

He has written and performed in two other radio series, "Bennett Arron is Jewelsh", and "Bennett Arron Worries About..." both of which were nominated for a Celtic Media Award. He was also a Presenter on BBC 3 Counties Radio.

He has performed all around the UK as well as entertaining audiences in Italy, Australia, Germany, Poland, South Africa and Hong Kong. He also supported Ricky Gervais on some tour dates.

Bennett presented the BBC documentary "The Kosher Comedian" in which he traced his family's roots from Lithuania to South Wales. He also directed and presented the Channel 4 documentary "How To Steal An Identity" in which he stole the identity of the Home Secretary. The programme was Pick of the Day in The Guardian and The Telegraph, described as 'Fascinating and Disturbing' by the TV Times, and Bennett was short-listed for a BAFTA.

His other television and radio credits include; Loose Ends, Not Tonight With John Sergeant, Glee Time (in which he hosted a series of six stand-up comedy shows), Never Write Off The Germans (a panel show for Radio 2) and he was a Presenter on Big Brother's Little Brother for Channel 4.

He has written for many comedy programmes, including Hit The Road Jack and the BAFTA winning V Graham Norton. He also wrote over 30 episodes of Genie in The House, the highest-rated children's sitcom on Nickelodeon and he was one of the main writers of the BAFTA winning Slammer for the BBC.

Bennett has written two books: the memoir "Heard The One About Identity Theft?" and the romantic comedy novel "The Girl From The Discotheque".

Bennett is a past winner of both the TAPS Comedy Writer of the Year Award and the BBC New Writer's Award, and is a past finalist of the BBC New Comedy Awards. However his proudest moment was coming third in an International Disco Dancing Championship in Tenerife.

Dave Funniest Joke Of The Fringe Award 2023
Main Award (Nominee)
BBC New Comedy Award 1997
Main Prize (Nominee)
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