Yorkshire-born cinephile, raised on Scarborough sea air and VHS John Hughes movies with his brother Sam.
Son of a headmaster. Multi-awarding winning director of Netflix series ‘Sex Education’ (Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield), Year of the Rabbit (Matt Berry) and lots of other TV shows that begin with the letter C – Cuckoo, The Circuit, Cardinal Burns, Cockroaches and Catastrophe (BAFTA nomination for Best Director). Ben’s also worked with Sally Wainwright on 18th century adventure series The Ballad of Renegade Nell for Disney+ and has recently wrapped filming on Joy, a Netflix featured based on the true story of the world’s first in vitro fertilisation baby (starring Thomasin McKenzie, Bill Nighy and James Norton.) He also got Hodor a job in KFC.