Ben received national recognition after reaching the 2022 final of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent with his hilarious quick-fire impressions but made his TV debut back in 2006 on the BBC television series Let Me Entertain You hosted by Brian Conley and Christine Lampard.
Since then, he has built his reputation across the country with appearances at the Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay, The Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne, Cromer Pier and the infamous Blackpool North Pier alongside the legendary Cannon and Ball. He has also supported Shane Richie, Billy Pearce and The Krankies and written for Basil Brush’s Edinburgh Festival Show.
In 2019, Ben won the award for Best Panto Comic in the UK at the Great British Pantomime Awards for his performance as Buttons in Cinderella at the Opera House, Manchester.
For the past 20 years, Ian Marchant has travelled the length and breadth of the country and all over the world performing his unique blend of juggling and silent comedy. From humble beginnings in the nightclubs of his home town, he has ventured into the worlds of street theatre, cabaret and corporate entertainment. Mainly working solo, Ian has also collaborated along the way with Gandini Juggling, Opera North and The Royal Opera to name a few. Alongside his performing, Ian is also one of the core teachers on the Degree Programme at the National Centre for Circus Arts, London.