Interview: Ben Adams, writer of Police Cops & Eugenius

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Ben Adams has written a brand new score for Police Cops The Musical.

The show recently opened  at the Southwark Playhouse following a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Ben also co-wrote the beloved musical Eugenius which premiered at the London Palladium ahead of two runs at The Other Palace and its most recent revival at the Turbine Theatre. 


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Ben is a member of the group A1 who won a BRIT Award in 2001 for Best Newcomer and have had two number one singles. He first ventured into theatre as a performer, starring in pantomime before playing Nick Hurley in the 2017 UK & Ireland tour of Flashdance The Musical. Most recently Ben returned to the stage as Galileo in the Norwegian production of We Will Rock You in Oslo, when he now lives with his family.

Ben continues to tour the world with A1 and the band Subwoolfer whilst undertaking various writing projects within the music world and beyond. 

In this episode, Ben  reveals how he ventured into theatre and ended up writing Eugenius and why he still has big aspirations for the show. He also discusses all things Police Cops, his writing process and lots more. 

Police Cops The Musical runs at the Southwark Playhouse  Borough until 14th October 2023. Visit for info and tickets. 

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins  

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