Ben Turner

Ben trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Ben is probably best known as Casualty’s nurse Jay Faldren, which he played for 2 years ending in 2011. Other television roles include DI Max Harper in WPC 56, Death in Paradise, Dr Who, The Bill, Love Soup and As If.

Theatre roles include Mobray/Salisbury in Richard II (Donmar Warehouse, dir. Michael Grandage), Dov in Dov and Ali (Theatre 503, dir. Alex Sims), Ralph Berger in Awake and Sing (Almeida, dir. Michael Attenborough), Fourbin in Soldier’s Fortune (The Young Vic, dir. David Lan), Claudio/Dennis in Measure for Measure/Habeus Corpus (UK tour, dir. Peter Hall), Robert in Outlying Islands (Bath Theatre Royal, dir, Loveday Ingram), Sylvius in As You Like It (Wyndams Theatre, dir. David Lan), Jack in Charlie’s Aunt (Northcott Theatre, dir. Richard Beecham), Naji in The Arab Israeli Cookbook (The Gate Thatre, dir. Tim Rosen) Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sheffield Crucible, dir. Michael Grandage), Scipio in Caligula (Donmar Warehouse, dir. Michael Grandage), Lorenzo in The Merchant of Venice (RSC Regional Tour, dir. Loveday Ingram).

Film roles include General Artaphernes in the recent block buster 300: Rise of an Empire, as well as The Fifth Estate, Adulthood and Syriana.

Ben is delighted to be reprising the role of Amir in the 2014 tour of The Kite Runner.