He acted in the British National Youth Theatre production of William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," at the Queens Theatre in London, England with John Shrapnel, Simon Ward, David Weston, Neil Stacy, Martin Jarvis OBE, Giles Block, Ian McShane, David Ross, and Robin Ellis in the cast. Michael Croft was director.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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His London stage debut was as Ophelia in "Hamlet" at the opening of the Queen's Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue. The production was staged by the Youth Theatre. It was traditional for men to play female roles in Shakespeare's time, and at 15, Bennett's voice hadn't broken yet. In later years he played the title Dane himself in a South African production.