Benet Brandreth is an expert on Shakespeare and his language as well as a highly-regarded Intellectual Property barrister and rhetoric coach. Benet works regularly with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Donmar and others on Shakespeare's use of language. He has also written and performed for radio and the stage. His one-man show, "The Brandreth Papers", was a five-star reviewed sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival and on its London transfer. He is qualified as an instructor in the Filipino Martial Arts and as a stage combat choreographer. He lives in London with his wife and two sons and is exhausted from all his efforts at becoming a Renaissance Man.