Ben Thompson

Drummer, Entrepreneur

As live drummer for Two Door Cinema Club, BIMM graduate Ben has toured the globe several times, performing at a multitude of domestic and international festivals, and making many television appearances.

Endorsed by Vic Firth and Zildjian, Ben’s abilities are well honed, and he continues to be a pivotal part of Two Door Cinema Club’s success – the band’s 2013 album ‘Beacon’ reached No. 2 on the UK chart, went Top 20 stateside, and hit the top spot in Ireland.

Ben has also worked with Hudson Mohawke, Phoenix, and Gorgon City as a session drummer.

More recently, Ben has branched out into venue management and is part-owner of Worthing’s Manuka Bar and Kitchen and J U N G L E Nightclub. He can now be found conducting online drum lessons too.

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