Benjamin Partridge

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Benjamin Partridge
Born1986 (age 3435)
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Comedy writer and performer

Benjamin Partridge (born 1986) is a Welsh comedy writer, performer and producer. He created the Beef And Dairy Network Podcast.

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Career

Partridge's professional writing career began when he was awarded the BBC Radio Comedy Writers Bursary in 2011. [1]

Partridge has written for radio, television and live performance. He writes for the CBBC show Horrible Histories , [2] on BBC Radio Wales he is one of the cast and a co-writer of Elis James's Pantheon of Heroes [3] and he also co-writes and produced the second series of Here Be Dragons, which won Bronze at the Radio Academy Awards in 2014. He also devised the BBC Radio 4 panel show It's Your Round . [4]

Amongst his other writing credits are The Now Show , The News Quiz , Listen Against , Small Scenes for BBC Radio 4 and Newsjack for BBC Radio 4 Extra.

In 2013, he performed his one-man show, An Audience With Jeff Goldblum, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. [5]

Since July 2015, he writes, presents and produces the Beef And Dairy Network Podcast, [6] which is part of the Maximum Fun podcast network. A sitcom that Partridge co-wrote with Gareth Gwynn, Ankle Tag , was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017 and 2018 and 2020.

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References

  1. "BBC - BBC Studios celebrates 40 years of the Radio Comedy Writer's Bursary and announces new recipients - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  2. "The British Comedy Guide"
  3. BBC "Pantheon of Heroes"
  4. "The British Comedy Guide"
  5. "Broadway Baby - Benjamin Partridge: An Audience With Jeff Goldblum"
  6. Miranda Sawyer (20 December 2015). "The week in radio: Today; The Show What You Wrote; iPM; From the Sublime; Wooden Overcoats; Beef and Dairy Network". The Guardian.