What’s the best way for Ben to die? Help Ben figure out his death admin. Shape his story. Plan his funeral. Learn how we used to die and where best to die. An interactive performance show where you help Ben have his best death. 

Join Ben at Theatre Deli Studios, or tune in for the Pay What You Can livestream.

The livestream will be available for 7 days after the show for all ticket holders, with subtitles available the day following the show onwards. 


Born in London, Ben studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University before dramaturgy, play writing and other arts as well as science at Harvard University. Forrest Gander (poetry), Chris Killip (photography), Adrienne Kennedy (playwright), Patrick Strzelec (sculpture) and Gideon Lester (dramaturgy) were teachers in arts.

He has written several plays including: NAKAMITSU (Gate theatre, translation award winner), YELLOW GENTLEMEN (Oval House), LEMON LOVE (Finborough Theatre) and LOST IN PERU (Camden People’s Theatre). Radio work: PLACES IN BETWEEN (R4, Times, Guardian, Pick of the Day), PATENT BREAKING LIFE SAVING (World Service), INVENTOR OF FIREWORKS (R3).

Ben was previously Chair of the board of Talawa Theatre Company, and theatre company, Coney.

“vertiginous sense of possibility and regret in Yeoh’s intelligent script”, Time Out, (for Yellow Gentlemen)
“rare and riveting” Times, (for Nakamitsu)
“superb dramatisation… entertaining and informative” Guardian, pick of the day, (for Places in Between)

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