Benjamin Alborough is a writer and comedian from Brighton who lives in London. This transition took place in 2017 and happened in 70 minutes via Thameslink.
A WIP of his debut comedy hour, Absolute Monopoly, went to the Gilded Balloon at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe after a season of previews around the country. In addition to programming and featuring at a ‘Weekend of Weird’ at the Brighton Spiegeltent and the Penge Comedy Festival, Absolute Monopoly will be returning to Edinburgh for a full run with Assembly in 2023.
With co-writer Adam Larter, he received a script commission from Channel 4 to develop their original nautical sitcom, The Harbourmaster. The show is currently in development. For more details on Ben’s other writing projects, please click here.
He is a member of the Weirdos comedy collective, a regular collaborator with Piñata and has enjoyed previous Edinburgh Fringe successes with his comedy plays Cream Tea and Incest and Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang.
He’s also working with comedian and twitch streamer Sean Morley to develop a new live comedy game show ‘Terry Wogan Screams’, to be filmed with GoFasterStripe after a successful run at Vault Festival. With Sean he also co-hosts streams and runs an alternative comedy Eurovision every year called Morlvision.
Benjamin is editor-in-chief of the free comedy newsletter “The Sunday Dreadful”.