Ben Pope

Ben Pope is a comedian, writer, actor and musician who has recently graduated from Cambridge University where he was President of the Cambridge Footlights (2013-14). Over the last two years he has written and performed acclaimed sketch shows in Cambridge (Footlights Spring Revue: The History of Everything), Durham, Oxford, Edinburgh (Dressing Down, Gilded Balloon 2013) and in Germany and America with the Footlights International Tour Show 2014: Real Feelings. He gigs regularly as a stand-up comedian in London, the south and the Edinburgh Fringe (Free Footlights, The Dram House 2013) and performed his debut hour Cheese (And Other Things There Are) at the ADC Theatre, Cambridge in early 2014. His previous acting roles include Esio Trot (Assembly, Edinburgh 2013), Welcome Break (ADC Theatre, 2014), Footlights Pantomime 2013: The Princess and The Pea (for which he also wrote the book and lyrics, ADC Theatre) and the male lead in the workshop performance of the new musical The Last Post (LTD Productions).