Benet is an expert in Classical Rhetoric – the art of persuasion. He works with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Donmar Warehouse and others using the lens of rhetorical concepts to approach characterisation and argument in text. Workshops for actors and theatre companies can be arranged directly with Benet.
Benet also gives public workshops on rhetoric and storytelling through the School of Life.
Benet is also an accomplished performer. His one man show, The Brandreth Papers, was a five-star reviewed sell-out both in its Edinburgh Run at the Gilded Balloon and on its transfer to the Soho Theatre, London. “Heroic storytelling” – The Sunday Telegraph
“[Brandreth] has an impressive stage presence… so confident and captivating… he has the sort of voice that makes it seem as if Shakespeare was written for him to recite” – Henley Standard (of his talk, Shakespeare and his Women, Kenton Theatre, Henley)
Benet appears regularly at Tall Tales, a comedy story-telling night at The Good Ship in Kilburn.