Previous paid speaking roles
- UK Cockney
- UK English
- USA Southern
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Full ENG1 Medical Examination
STCW Basic Sea Safety Training Certificates
-Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR)
-Elementary First Aid (EFA)
-Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
-Fire Prevention & Firefighting
Long Distance Runner, Strong Swimmer and Regular Gym Goer
I have been a professional actor for the past ten years, over which time I have gained significant experience in Film, TV, Radio and Theatre.
My film and TV credits include award nominated/winning shorts (including Sundance, HAFTA, Lift-Off, Screen Power, New York Film Festival), mainstream documentaries, appearances on mainstream British TV comedies, both British Independent and foreign feature films and many music videos.
As a theatre actor I have toured both Nationally and Internationally with plays ranging from the classics and Shakespeare to more contemporary dramas and new writing. My theatrical work has allowed me to perform in some of the largest and most beautiful venues across the world, from the 600 seat Grand Theatre in Shanghai to the British Museum, the Wales Millennium Centre and London Olympia.
I have also worked extensively in children's theatre. Over the years I have appeared in seven professional pantomimes and have toured extensively with different TIE companies, appearing in everything from plays on road safety to adaptations of classic literature.
My skills as both a magician and improv actor have also led me to securing regular immersive theatre contracts with companies such as 'The London Bridge Experience', 'Brightworths School of Magic', 'Xclusive Touch', 'Boo Productions', 'Moonstone Theatre', 'Big Monty Productions', 'Red Herring Games' and 'Komorabi Games'.
I pride myself on the quality of my work, and always give my full dedication to each and every role I play. I am always willing to master new skills and accents quickly and have been told that I am incredibly easy to work with. References are available on request, and reviews of my work can be found on my profile.
'Nicholas Benjamin is exquisite as Lysander and Bottom' (ONEMK.COM)
'Nicholas Benjamin, who does such a good job of making Scrooge’s dad an unrepentant, punchable monster' (TheStage)
'Nicholas Benjamin earns a rueful laugh for "I was adored once, too".' (WhatsonStage)
'The Ghost of Chesterton House had us on the edge of our seats for a full 45 minutes or so, and for that the actors and producers should be praised' (Scare Tours UK)
'A beautifully and perfectly delivered story by the actors, who took you right into the story and I was completely lost in what was going on around me' (parksscaresandglitter)
'If you are looking for a one of a kind, 360 degrees, haunt filled production in 2019, The Ghost Of Chesterton House is a must on your list' (Thrill Nation)
2021 Best Actor Award, White Deer Film Festival (for 'Piggies')- Won
2021 Best Ensemble, KAPOW Intergalactic Film Festival 2021 (for 'The Overcoat')- Nominated
2018 Best Actor, Film Oxford (for 'Riff')- Won
Bass/Baritone singer with experience in Disney, Musicals, Swing, Pop, Classical
Other Professional Work
Work as a freelance writer under the pen name Alexander Wright (Finalist in the Writer Here Write Now Festival 2016)
Currently Working as a Radio DJ/Presenter for Shoreditch Radio
Currently working as a Historical and Scare Actor at the London Bridge Experience.
Currently working as an audition workshop leader and facilitator
Currently presenting a series of lecturers entitled 'An Actors Life for me; Gaining Work in the Industry' at Universities and Sixth Forms.
Used to run Immersive Theatre Company Dramatic Pause (2012-2016)
Worked as a Historic Tour Guide (2014-2016)
Held the position of Writer in residence at Stansted Mountfitchet Castle (2014-2015)
Worked as a magic demonstrator at Haley's Toystore (2015-2017)
Appeared as Mascot 'Big Ed' at Motor Bike GP Races (2017-2018)
Worked as an Actor Host for TUI Cruises/Peel Talent (2017-2018)
Worked as a presenter for Same Academy (2018-2020)