He is a well-known director of television comedy, having worked on numerous series of classic British comedies, including Little Britain, French and Saunders, The Royle Family, The Lenny Henry Christmas Show, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, The Friday Night Armistice, The Saturday Night Armistice, Spitting Image, Fist of Fun and The League of Gentlemen, which won a BAFTA for Best Comedy in 2000 and an NME Award for Best Television Program in 2001. He has also directed the live shows of Frank Skinner, Newman and Baddiel and Lee Herring.
In 1994, Bendelack directed Peter and the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy, narrated by Sting and conducted by Claudio Abbado; the film was nominated for a 1995 Grammy Award and won an International Emmy award for Performing Arts. He has also directed documentaries for BBC 2's Arena.
In 1995, he made Radio Nights, a football documentary, and in 1999-as part of their Blondes strand-a documentary about Anita Ekberg.
Bendelack has also directed numerous commercials.
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