- Mark Benton
English actor from Yorkshire, familiar from a wide range of celebrated television roles.
Benton has worked with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer on a number of their programmes and has appeared regularly in Murphy's Law with James Nesbit.
He is also well known for his roles as Eddie in Early Doors and Howard in Northern Lights, and as Chalky Chalk in BBC drama Waterloo Road.
In 2012, it was announced Benton would be taking the role of Edna Turnblad in the 2013 tour of Hairspray the Musical.
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