Orion Ben: The Detectorists

Date - 1 April, 2017, All News Awards Comedy Television

Orion Ben plays series regular Varde the BAFTA winning BBC comedy series The Detectorists.

The Detectorists is a British single-camera television sitcom series written, directed and starring Mackenzie Crook. It is set in the small fictional town of Danebury in northern Essex. The plot revolves around the lives, loves and detecting ambitions of Andy and Lance, members of the Danebury Metal Detecting Club.

Series one is currently being aired again on BBC Mondays at 10pm with the series catch up on BBC iPlayer.


Orion plays regular role of Varde across three series of the BAFTA winning BBC show Detectorists, written and directed by Mackenzie Crook.

Other screen credits include Blade Runner 2049 for Warner Bros and Stan Lee's Lucky Man for Sky.

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