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“There are many things about the process that I hate – the isolation, the quest for perfection, and the repetition. Still, writing always finds a way to return to me in the form of an idea, or a belief system, a character or an observation.”

Benjamin is currently developing scripts for theatre, film and TV

Benjamin Kuffuor in conversation with Jonny Wright

Talking about his career as a writer for theatre, film and TV


Benjamin graduated from the National Film and Television School in 2011, and his first project following graduation was developed by Big Talk Productions for E4.  Prior to his time at the NFTS, Benjamin’s first short play was produced at the Theatre Royal Stratford East in 2007, and he participated in the Young Writers’ Programme at the Royal Court Theatre in 2008.  Benjamin has had attachments at both the Bush Theatre and the National Theatre.

He is currently under commission at the Bush theatre, writing a shadow script for Kaos (Netflix) as well as developing original pieces for Kudos, Fearless Minds and The Forge.