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Channel 4 launches sketch series with a host of comedians

Nick Helm, Jen Brister, Hal Cruttenden, Felicity Ward and children's television presenter Dave Benson Phillips are among the wealth of comic talent to feature in a new Channel 4 sketch series.

British Comedy Guide, 26th May 2021

Being named in a death hoax isn't that funny

The face of Dave Benson Phillips will be familiar to anyone who grew up with children's TV in the 1990s. The host of shows like Get Your Own Back - in which kids exacted gunge-based revenge on adults - Phillips has been entertaining young audiences for more than 30 years. However, the rise of the internet since his TV heyday has led to some serious complications in his career.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 28th September 2017

Dave Benson Phillips, interview

This week I got to relive my youth watching Get Your Own Back. Later on I got to chat with Dave Benson Phillips host of the show about the live stage version at Gilded Balloon and future plans after the festival.

Chris Mackrell, Black Diamond, 22nd August 2015

The Fringe Rookie - startling Dave Benson-Phillips

We've just begun our second week at our very first fringe and our Teasetter, Hannah has already been on the telly and secured the mobile phone number of Dave Benson-Phillips.

Sarah Glenister, The Public Reviews, 17th August 2015

A Good Day for a Gunging

The king of gunge, Dave Benson Phillips, speaks to Evan Beswick about reviving Get Your Own Back - and then douses him in slime.

Evan Beswick, Fest Mag, 16th August 2015

Dave Benson Phillips in the #WOWwagon

TV legend Dave Benson Phillips paid a visit to the #WOWwagon to tell us about taking his game show Get Your Own Back: Live! on the road for the Fringe.

Alex Watson, WOW247, 7th August 2015

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