Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Ben Elton Interview ~ Blackadder / The Young Ones…..
Ben Elton is the top theatre producer, stand-up comedian and hugely popular author.
Ben took the UK by storm in the 80’s with his anti-Thatcher political humour and rants. Love him or hate him, he was one of the biggest names in comedy history.
Next, Elton turned to TV sitcom writing with hits like ‘The Young Ones’, ‘Blackadder’, ‘The Thin Blue Line’ & most recently ‘The Wright Way’ for BBC.
On stage Elton has penned hits including ‘Tonight’s The Night’, ‘The Beautiful Game’ & the mega-hit ‘We Will Rock You’ celebrating the hits of Queen.
Ben talks to Belfield about his life, career, comedy and We Will Rock You…..
Search ‘Elton’ for Belfield’s other chats with Ben.
Elton is an English comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
He was a part of London’s alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writer on series such as The Young Ones and Blackadder, as well as continuing as a stand-up comedian on stage and television.
His style in the 1980s was left-wing political satire. Since then he has published 13 novels and written the musicals, We Will Rock You (2002) and Love Never Dies (2010), the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera.
Search ‘Queen’ for Belfield’s other interviews with Brian May, Roger Taylor and the cast of We Will Rock You.
Recorded by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio 2009