Alexander Bennett has been performing comedy since the age of 15, and is a rising star on the British alternative comedy scene. He has performed with the popular and acclaimed comedy groups ACMS and Weirdos, and been a guest lecturer at the RCA.
In 2011 Alexander co-wrote and performed in The Calpol Flashbacks at the Edinburgh Fringe, in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe he wrote almost all of Afraid Of The Dark, a storytelling comedy show with songs about the diary of Amy, a troubled orphan who disappeared. This is the only disappearance of a young woman Alexander Bennett has been associated with that members of the public seem to enjoy hearing about.
In 2014 his debut solo show, Follow Me, put him forward as the voice of his generation, and won praise from comedy critics Chortle, The Guardian and British comedy legend Harry Hill.
He returned to Edinburgh in 2015 with I Can Make You a Moron and the immensely popular game show - Hell To Play. Hell to Play returned by popular demand to Edinburgh in 2016, along with Alexander’s new show, Your Beloved Alexander Bennett.
Alexander runs This Is Not A Cult at the Camden Comedy Club, which he hosts in spite of the chaos the he has usually engineered to occur, and has featured everything from TV names to the most exciting brand new acts and live carpentry. Alexander is also a cartoonist and filmmaker.
Soho Radio - Sofie Hagen's Radio Show of Greatness Extraordinaire (Guest/Co-host)
BBC Radio Shropshire - Documentary on comedians from the midlands presented by Kevin Bland (Interviewed)
BBC Radio Leicester - Tony and Julie (Guest - as part of Leicester Comedy Festival)
BBC Radio 4 Xtra - BBC New Comedy Award (Performer)
"Witty, weird and dark, ...at the spearhead of a wave of great new comics. All hail Alexander Bennett!" HARRY HILL
"Touched with madness. .. choice laughs... a producer and performer of some refreshingly different material" CHORTLE
"Very funny" BBC
"Warm, insane and very funny" Steven Appleby, THE GUARDIAN