Ben Stock

'Taking Stock'

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Last Show: Sunday 1 st July 2018

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

After sell-out performances at New York’s Feinstein’s @ 54 Below, across London, the UK and the Far East, Ben Stock is bringing his show to The Pheasantry! With songs by the likes of Noel Coward, Jerry Herman, The Sherman Brothers, Amanda McBroom,
Paddy Roberts and Stephen Sondheim, join Ben as he shares stories and hilarious anecdotes from his life on and off the stage!
Ben’s theatre credits include West End shows, national tours and regional productions such as Disney’s Beauty And The Beast, Hello Dolly!, Stepping Out, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Salad Days. Joining Ben is musical director Inga Davis Rutter (Ballroom, Ordinary Days, Spend, Spend, Spend!)

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“A terrific cabaret… effortlessly eclectic evening” - Mark Shenton

“Sparkling and charming….” - The Stage

Ben Stock’s one-man shows ‘And There Was Music’ and ‘The Land Of Make Believe’ have played sell-out engagements in New York at Feinstein’s @ 54 Below, inLondon, across the UK and in Kuala Lumpar and the Far East. His debut album ‘And There Was Music’ is also available on iTunes.

He trained at the Guildford School of Acting and in the West End Ben has played Eugene in ‘Grease’, Inventor in ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’, ‘Roger The Cabin Boy’ in ‘Dame Edna’, ‘The Spectacle’ and Victor Saville in ‘Over My Shoulder’; ‘The Jessie
Matthews Story’.
On tour Ben played Lumiere in ‘Disney’s Beauty And The Beast’, 'Noel Coward' in ‘Noel And Gertie’, PC Boot'in ‘Salad Days’, Teddy Shapiro in ‘Sophie Tuckers One Night Stand’, ‘Tomfoolery’, ‘A Spoonful Of Sherman’, Glenn Miller in ‘Bugle Boy’ and was the alternate Joseph in ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’.

In London Ben has also been seen in ‘G And I’ at the New End, ‘Gays of the World’ (Jermyn Street), ‘Anyone Can Whistle’  Covent Garden Festival), ‘Rags’ (Lyric), ‘Merman's Apprentice’ (Landor), ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ (Lost Musicals) and ‘Follow That Girl’ (Theatre Museum). His regional work includes Cornelius in ‘Hello Dolly’, ‘Lady Windermere's Fan’, ‘A Chorus Of Disapproval’ And ‘Single Spies’ (Pitlochry), ‘Glorious’, ‘Tomfoolery’, ‘Cole’ And ‘Charley's Aunt’ (Frinton), ‘French Without Tears’ and ‘Over My Shoulder’ (Sonning), ‘Murder Mystery Musical’ (Edinburgh Fringe), ‘Alice In Wonderland’ (West Yorkshire Playhouse), ‘Our Gracie’, ‘Stepping Out’ And ‘Feels Like The First Time’ (Oldham Coliseum), ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ (English Theater, Frankfurt), ‘Annie’ (Perth) and ‘The Tale Of Mr Tumble’ at the Manchester International Festival which is to be shown on CBeebies this Christmas.

A panto regular Ben has appeared as Ugly Sister for ‘Qdos’ in ‘Cinderella’ (Hastings, High Wycombe twice, Milton Keynes,  Dartford, Bradford, Northampton and Wolverhampton twice) alongside the likes of The Krankies, Lesley Joseph, Lynda
Bellingham, Gok Wan, Brian Conley, Billy Pearce, Bradley Walsh and Julian Clary. In Music Hall he has appeared with the Players Theatre, Leeds City Varieties, Hiss and Boo and The Paper Mill Theatre Company.

As musical director Ben’s credits include Caroline Sheen's album ‘Raise The Curtain’ (Simg Records), Stephen De Martin's album ‘One Voice’ (SimG Records), ‘A Spoonful Of Sherman’ (Tour), ‘Gays The Word’ (Finborough, Jermyn Street and TER Records), ‘Free As Air’ (Finborough And Ter Records), ‘Baby’ and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ (GuildfordSchool Of Acting), ‘Over My Shoulder’ (West End, Sonning, Tour And Ter Records), ‘Salad Days’ (Tour) and ‘Hiss And Boo’ (Tour).

Ben Stock (vocals)

Inga Davis Rutter (piano)