Bennett Arron Comedian/Author/Director

Bennett is an award-winning writer and stand up comedian and is the only Jewish/Welsh comedian on the circuit.

He has performed all around the UK as well as entertaining audiences in The United Arab Emirates, Italy, Australia, Germany and Hong Kong and he recently supported Ricky Gervais on some of his tour dates.

Bennett’s 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 game show for Radio 2) three series of What’s The Story (a panel game show for Radio Wales) and he was recently a Presenter on Big Brother's Little Brother for Channel 4.

He has written for many comedy programmes, including Hit The Road Jack, Commercial Breakdown and the BAFTA winning V Graham Norton. He also wrote over twenty episodes of Genie in The House, the highest-rated children's sitcom on Nickelodeon as well as the BAFTA winning Slammer for the BBC.

Bennett directed and presented the programme How To Steal an Identity for Channel 4, 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 went on to be short-listed for a BAFTA.

He presented the BBC documentary The Kosher Comedian in which he traced his family's roots from Lithuanis to South Wales and found the reason for the decline of Jews in Wales.

He recently wrote and starred in the BBC radio series Bennett Arron is Jewelsh and is currently working on a new series Bennett Arron Worries About...

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.

"Genuinely original and funny" - The Times.
"Hilarious... clever wit... razor sharp" - The Standard.
“An enviable gift for wordplay… had the room creased up with laughter”- Scotsman
“Wonderful…note perfect” – Three weeks
"One of the best on the circuit...a Welsh Seinfeld" - The Guardian.

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