Cllr Ben Jancovich

Ben Jancovich was elected to Todmorden Town Council’s Stoodley ward in May 2023. 

Ben was born and raised in London but has lived in Todmorden since 2007. He spent most of his professional life working in developing drama scripts for theatre and tv. Latterly he has spent time teaching dramatic writing and directing at various universities and drama schools. He was a Board Member of both Script Yorkshire and Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, for whom he was particularly involved with the Hebden Shorts, enabling local writers, directors, actors, and technicians to work together. He is currently trying (largely unsuccessfully ) to complete two film scripts and a series of short stories. He is married with two children, a Chelsea fan (sorry) and a Dead Head (look it up).

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