2;1 BA (Hons) in English Language & Linguistics, Lancaster University.
Drama Studio London.
Ben has worked in TV, film and theatre, including the reconstructed Shakespeare’s Globe, London. He is a narrator for RNIB Talking Books, Channel 4 and the BBC.
He co-wrote Shakespeare’s Words (Penguin 2002) and The Shakespeare Miscellany (Penguin 2005) with David Crystal, and his first solo book, Shakespeare on Toast – Getting a Taste for the Bard was published in 2008 (Icon).
He regularly gives workshops on performing and speaking Shakespeare.
He lives in London and online at www.bencrystal.com, www.twitter.com/bencrystal and www.shakespeareontoast.com