Radio show

Michael is the host of the “Theatre show” every Wednesday evening from 7pm until 10pm with theatre guests and musical theatre songs on KL1 Radio

You can catch up with his weekly show here


Michael is an experienced  musical theatre performer and has enjoyed performing in many established musicals alongside workshop musicals.

Michael has delighted audiences with many roles, most recently as Lola in Kinky Boots and Bernadette in Priscilla, other notable roles have included, Roger De Bris in The Producers, Sir Robin in Spamalot, Edna Turnblad in Hairspray and Annas in Jesus Christ Superstar.






Musical Credits

  • 2023, Musical, Lola/Simon, Kinky Boots
  • 2022, Musical, Bernadette, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
  • 2021, Musical, Benny, RENT, Dovehouse Theatre
  • 2019, Musical, Roger De Bris, The Producers, The Core theatre, Veronica Walsh
  • 2019, Musical, Annas, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Core theatre, Andrew Johnson
  • 2019, Musical, Sir Robin, Spamalot, Palace theatre, Kevin Hirons
  • 2018, Musical, Edna Turnblab, Hairspray, The Core Theatre, Veronica Walsh
  • 2018, Musical VoiceOver, Citalopram, Sticky Fingers , UK Tour, Rebecca Schwarz
  • 2018, Musical, Sir Robin, Spamalot, The core theatre Solihull , Richard Agg
  • 2017, Cabaret, (2015-2017), Myself, A NIGHT OF CABARET, Applause, Maggie Roberts
  • 2016, Musical, Miss Hannigan, ANNIE, Palace Theatre, Kevin, Hirons & Alison Hirons
  • 2015, Musical, Garmen Ghia, The Producers, Palace Theatre, Kevin, Hirons
  • 2014, Musical, Garmen Ghia, The Producers The Core Theatre, Richard Agg
  • 2013, Musical Angel Dumott Shunard, RENT, The Old Joint Stock, Karl Steele
  • 2012, Musical, Freddie Savage, 3 SUMMERS, Hotbed, Euan Rose
  • 2012, Pantomime, The Sheriff Of Nottingham, ROBIN PRINCE OF SHERWOOD, St Agustines Musical Theatre, Veronica Walsh
  • 2011, Musical, Jeff, TITLE OF SHOW, Imaginary Friend Theatre, Dean Bayliss
  • 2010, Musical, George, THE WEDDING SINGER, St Augustine's Musical Theatre, Veronica Walsh
  • 2010, Musical, Eddie Cox, WALLOP MRS COX, Birmingham Hippodrome, John Adams
  • 2008, Pantomime, Whoopsie Daisy, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, Aldridge Comedy, Magz Page
  • 2007, Musical, Mullet, SHIRT AND TIE, Mac Theatre, Stuart Jones

Bentley's Hannigan was sheer perfection - Love Midland Theatre. Michael Bentley in the role of "Miss Hannigan" gave an outstanding performance - Ian G Cox


Angel (a tour de force performance by Michael Bentley) - Selwyn Knight. Drag Queen Angel played with great humour by Michael Bentley - Paul Marston