Author Archives: Bennett Arron

About Bennett Arron

Stand-Up Comedian, Award-Winning Writer, Presenter, BAFTA-Shortlisted Director, Identity Theft Expert, ex Disco Dancer. "Genuinely original and funny" The Times "Hilarious... clever wit... razor sharp" The Standard "A Welsh Seinfeld" The Guardian

MY SUPERHEROES

I’ve never really considered myself a crier. I cried when my children were born, I cried whilst I was filming a TV documentary and I cried watching Toy Story 3 – but then, if you didn’t cry during that film, … Continue reading

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Powers To All My Friends

I was recently ‘outed’ by a friend of mine. Up until that moment I had kept my secret virtually to myself since I was very young. In a way I’m pleased that people now know. It means that I don’t … Continue reading

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Banksy’s Trip to Port Talbot

A few years ago, whilst I was gigging in Bristol, I walked past a Museum which was hosting an exhibition of work by the street artist, Banksy. As I looked at the long queue standing against the wall waiting to … Continue reading

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Too Old For This Sh……..ow

“Aren’t you too old for this?” “What’s the point?” “Have you put on weight?” These are questions I was asked by comedian friends – and normal friends – when I said that I would be performing at this year’s Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Stop Luke, and Listen: A Middle Aged Man’s Review of The Last Jedi

(SPOILER ALERT! DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM) It shouldn’t matter. I know it shouldn’t matter. I’m an adult. A grown man. A father. But, for reasons I can’t quite understand, it does matter. Really matters. Star … Continue reading

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I Can Write Better Than That….

I have been a writer for as long as I can remember. I write every day. I even wrote this bit. At the age of eight I wrote a poem about an alien coming to Earth which won a competition … Continue reading

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A Love Story To Self-Publishing

In the mid 80’s, when I was a Drama Teacher with no aspirations to be a Comedian or Script Writer, I saw a hand-written sign in a Phone Box which read: “Were you the girl in the white top who … Continue reading

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