Ben Kavanagh



24-year-old Bennet (who despite the name is not a girl) has been performing stand-up and “witty musical comedy” ( for almost 3 years. In this time he has performed at various venues across the country with his homemade keytar, with songs covering every topic from colour blindness to table tennis.
He was a frequent contributor for the Leeds University comedy society, writing many sketches and performing in several shows. He started to develop his stand-up and musical comedy at this time. On several occasions he has reached the final script stage of Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack.
He doesn’t like tomatoes that much, and feels uncomfortable writing in third-person…
Winner: King Gong London October 2015
Runner-up: Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year
Musical Comedy Awards semi-finalist
Chortle Student Comedy Award semi-finalist
Laughing Horse NATY semi-finalist
“a very good set, with a lot to like about it. The material was strong, the piano added something a little bit different and the jokes were pretty smart.” - NottsComedyReview