Blog Ben Shires

McAward Nomination


Apr 28, 2015 0 Comments

Yes, the rumours (started by yours truly, of course) are all true – Officially Amazing Series 2 has been shorlisted in the Children’s category at the Royal Television Society Scotland [...]

Sleeping on the Job


Jan 21, 2015 0 Comments

Having spent two and a half lovely years working as a front of house host at the glorious, creative institution that is The Southbank Centre, I’m bloomin’ delighted to have [...]



Jan 16, 2015 0 Comments

Greetings! Now, if you’ve ever wondered what it is exactly that I get up to over a defined period of thirty days, (and let’s face it, who hasn’t at some [...]



Jan 12, 2015 0 Comments

Last week saw me join the CBBC YouTube team for the launch of The Voice Series 4. I got to flirt with Rita Ora, Emma Willis and Sir Tom of [...]

I Gotta Feeling…


Jan 7, 2015 0 Comments

…that my little corner of the web has turned into one of those semi-dormant, bi-annually updated sites that I so despise and swore never to become. But fear not, web-watchers, [...]

All Roads Lead to Leeds


Apr 2, 2014 0 Comments

Greetings, Earthlings! You’ll be alarmed to hear that I’ve found myself in a creative bind of late, and it’s all my own fault. You see, ever since my mammoth scribblings [...]