Ben is an entertainment writer and author with more than fifteen years experience across dozens of magazines, websites, TV and books. He’s covered red carpet premieres and festivals, as well as writing review and interview pieces.
He spent two-and-a-half years in Hollywood as the Press Association’s West Coast bureau chief where he shouted at Jack Nicholson on the Oscar red carpet and almost got punched by Mickey Rourke.
Ben published biography Robert Downey Jr.: The Fall And Rise Of The Comeback Kid in 2010 and is currently working on a new non-fiction project as well as his first novel, described as an “Eighties John Hughes high school movie set in England in the present day. In book form.”
He’s a Law & Order fanatic, has a puzzling passion for Neil Diamond-starrer The Jazz Singer and is a keen follower of U.S. television. Constructed reality shows on the other hand...