Ben Wilson completed his MA in Scriptwriting at the International Institute of Modern Letters in 2016.
His first play, "I’ll Be Fine", was produced and performed when he was eighteen years old at BATS Theatre, Wellington in 2014. The paly then travelled to Auckland’s The Basement Theatre in 2015, where it was nominated for 2015’s Playmarket’s Playwrights B425.
His second play, "Call Me Bukowski", premiered at BATS Theatre in 2015 and was nominated for the 2016 Playmarket’s Playwrights B425 award.
In 2016 his third play, "Fred is Cold", was produced that year at BATS Theatre. His radio play "Plain Crazy" was also produced and broadcast that year by Radio New Zealand. In 2016 he was also nominated for the Peter Harcourt best new playwright award at the Wellington Theatre Awards.
In 2017 his play "Super Clean" was produced at Victoria University as part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival and later that year his play Satisfied Customers was also produced at BATS Theatre.
In 2018 he wrote and starred in his ensemble play "Almost Sober", which was produced at Wellington’s Nightclub 121.
In 2019 his play "Post-It Notes" was produced at BATS Theatre as part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival which was nominated for the Playmarket’s Playwrights B425 award.