Ben has been acting professionally for over ten years working in theatre west end, off-west end and nationally, films long and short, Television and Radio. Originally trained at Central School of Speech and Drama he is also a long standing member of the Factory Theatre Company.
He is interested in telling stories and being told them. He devised the short film initiative the Listeners Project, for which he also writes, directs and produces for.
Reading to stroke patients on behalf of the charity InterAct Stroke Support for many years led Ben to create A Thousand Word Photos to provide new short stories for stroke patients by inspiring creative connections between photographers and authors.
Alexia Singh is a multimedia producer, director and photo editor with 20 years’ experience. She has worked for Reuters, Magnum and Save the Children as a photo editor and producer. She’s photo edited several books including Reuters Our World Now series and has been engaged as portfolio reviewer at festivals including Rencontres d’Arles, and has been a judge on the BJP Awards and for Canon Pro. She has commissioned and directed visual storytellers across the globe producing stories from the Syrian Conflict to the Rohingya Crisis. She is currently an Associate Lecturer on the BA Photojournalism course at the London College of Communications.