Ben Elton

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 58
Benjamin Charles Elton is a British comedian, author, playwright, musical librettist, actor and director. He was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writer on series such as The Young Ones and Blackadder, as well as continuing as a stand-up comedian on stage and television. His style in the 1980s was left-wing political satire. read more

Benjamin Charles Elton is a British comedian, author, playwright, musical librettist, actor and director. He was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writer on series such as The Young Ones and Blackadder, as well as continuing as a stand-up comedian on stage and television. His style in the 1980s was left-wing political satire. Since then he has published 15 novels and written the musicals The Beautiful Game (2000), We Will Rock You (2002), Tonight's the Night (2003) and Love Never Dies (2010), the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. His novels cover the dystopian, comedy, and crime genres.

Birth Name

Benjamin Charles Elton

Born

Sunday, 03 May 1959

Actor Filmography

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Actor Filmography

Sunday Brunch Self - Guest 2012
The Many Faces of... Self - Writer and Comedian, Self 2010
Angela and Friends Self 2009
Blackadder Rides Again Self 2008
Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga Self 2008
Comics Britannia Self 2007
Stephen Fry: 50 Not Out Self 2007
Hitler: The Comedy Years Self 2007
100 Greatest Stand-Ups Self 2007
The Charlotte Church Show Self 2006
The One Show Self - Guest 2006
Comedy Connections Self (2002), Self 2003
Micallef Tonight Self 2003
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton Self 2003
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Self 2002
V Graham Norton Self 2002
Loose Women Himself 1999
The 11 O'Clock Show Self 1998
Ben Elton: Ben Elton Live Himself / Self 1997
Light Lunch Self 1997
Good News Week Self 1996
The Thin Blue Line Homeless Man 1995
Harry Enfield and Chums Benny Elton 1994
Room 101 Self 1994
Breaking News Self 1994
Ben Elton: Very Live Himself / Self 1993
Live & Kicking Self 1993
Stark CD 1993
Much Ado About Nothing Verges 1993
Friday Night Self - Co-Host 1992
The Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball Himself / Self 1989
Live! From London Self 1988
Going Live! Self 1987
French and Saunders Self 1987
Filthy Rich & Catflap Art Exhibition Guest 1987
The Secret Policeman's Third Ball Himself / Self 1987
Alfresco Various Characters, Man at Party / Man in Wheelchair / Mr. Butcher / Soldier / Patient, Teacher / Mr. Butcher / Miracle Morkins / German Soldier / John 1983
The Young Ones Baz, DJ / Cat, Grange Hill Student, Kendal Mintcake, Man in Beer Commercial 1982
The South Bank Show Himself, Self 1978

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