Ben Van Der Velde

Ben Van Der Velde

Ben is currently resident MC for HaHaComedy Clubs in Peterborough and at the brand new St.James Theatre in London. He has also served residencies for Really Lovely Comedy and the Free Beer Show where he has compered for top acts such as Omid Djalili, Reginal.D.Hunter, Sarah Millican, Tom Stade, Brendon Burns, Jim Jeffries and Andrew Maxwell. In 2011 he was named Comedy Cafe New Act of the Year and in 2012 hosted one of the Big Value Comedy Showcase shows at the Edinburgh Festival, as well as hosting the comedy tents at both Bestival and Festival No.6. More...Less...
Reviews
"A sharp and crafty gagsmith, with wittily obtuse takes on...an impressively wide range of topics...bringing flair and confidence to them all" - Steve Bennett
"Highly promising...an accomplished comic" - Time Out
"Exquisite comic timing...wonderfully clownish physical comedy" - British Comedy Guide