Director of Qdos Entertainment (Pantomimes) Ltd
Jonathan trained at the Arts Educational Schools in London and made an early start to his career on Yorkshire TV children’s programmes. His first West End show was Peter Pan at the LondonColiseum, playing Tootles. He has played Joseph in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in no less than six productions, and directed a tour of the show. He also played Jesus in two productions of Godspell, Danny in Grease and Dick Deadeye in H.M.S. Pinafore at Nottingham Playhouse where he has appeared in many productions including The Boyfriend, Mack and Mabel,The Matchmaker, Hamlet, Coriolanus, Mother Courage and The Gondoliers.
The classics include Pistol in Henry V, Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bergetto in Tis Pity She’s A Whore and Witwould in The Way Of The World. Jonathan toured Britain and North Amercia in Elvis - The Musical and spent 1986 and 1987 playing Frank ‘N’ Furter in the national tour of The Rocky Horror Show. In 1991 he directed, choreographed and appeared in a national tour of The Little Shop of Horrors.
Jonathan has appeared in and directed pantomimes in London and all over the country every Christmas for the past 37 years, and has directed Qdos Entertainment pantomimes for the past 28.
He has produced and directed pantomimes with some of the UK’s biggest stars, Les Dawson, Brian Conley, Danny La Rue, Joe Pasquale, Julian Clary, Nigel Havers, John Barrowman and Joan Collins.
In his spare time Jonathan directs and produces Galas for the BBC and theatres across the country.