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Ben is currently the head writer on ‘Horrible Histories’ and ‘Danger Mouse’. He has, in the past, been lead writer or co-lead writer on the award winning shows ‘MIHigh’, ‘SM:TV Live’ and ‘Tracy Beaker Returns’. During his 20 years as a comedy writer he’s worked on many other programmes both in adult and children’s television from ‘Spitting Image’ to ‘Peter Rabbit’. He’s also a two-time World “Toad in the Hole” Champion, although few people understand just how impressive that is.
It Takes Two
Danger Mouse & Penfold, Dick & Dom, Tom & Jerry – double acts just keep delighting kids. Discover the secrets of their success with our BAFTA winning panel. Double acts have formed an essential part of kids TV over the years and are still as relevant today as they were 75 years ago when a certain cartoon cat and mouse made their first appearance. Find out how double acts work and why they resonate so strongly with the audience with panellists who know both inside out. Rich McCourt and Dominic Wood, known everywhere as Dick & Dom, shine a light on…
Plus Ça Change
The creative decisions which are taking brands like ‘Clangers’, ‘Thunderbirds’, ‘Dangermouse’ into the 21st Century. This session began with a presentation by Changemaker Guilherme Coelho, 01Digital Brazil. Full video of Guilherme's presentation: Changemaker producers: Jake Hobbs, Head of Digital & Vicky Brophy, Head of Production, Wonky Films.