Jonathan Guy Lewis

Playwright
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Biography

Jonathan Lewis is a writer and director for theatre and television.

Jonathan's play Our Boys opened to universally good reviews in 1991 and had a West End revival in 2012 starring Laurence Fox, Arthur Darville and Cian Barry.

His one man show I Found My Horn was critically acclaimed when it opened in 2008. It toured the UK, had a run at the Hampstead Theatre in November 2009, and then came to the Trafalgar Studios in London's West End in 2014.

Jonathan is also an actor and has appeared in numerous television dramas including Soldier, Soldier, Silent Witness and Heartbeat.

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Theatre

Writer

 

Army Community Project with Theatre Royal Plymouth. 

Theatre Royal Plymouth
 
Director Chris Popert
 

A cast of teenagers portray their own generation in this roller-coaster tale of hope, identity and shattered dreams.

Jermyn Street Theatre
 
Director David Grindley
Starring
  • Cian Barry
  • Jolyon Coy
  • Arthur Darvill
  • Laurence Fox
  •  
    West End première of Jonathan's savagely funny play about soldiers convalescing in a military hospital
    Duchess Theatre
     
    Starring
  •  
    An adaptation of Jasper Rees' book about life, middle age and the french horn
    Hampstead Theatre
     

    Director

    Starring
  • Beth Cordingly
  • Norman Pace
  • Abi Tucker
  •  
    Comic play about the 2003 Rugby World Cup
    Menier Chocolate Factory
     

    Writer & Director

    Our Boys
    Winner of Best Fringe Play at the Writers Guild Awards
     
    A funny and devastating play about the psychological impact of war.
    Cockpit Theatre
     
    Starring
  • Christopher Benjamin
  • Simon Chandler
  • Caroline Harker
  • James Russell
  •  
    Menier Chocolate Factory
     

    TV

    Writer

    Director Tim Leandro
    Starring
  • Joanne Adams
  • Shirley Greenwood
  • Glen Murphy
  •  
    Jonny also starred in the long-running popular drama
    LWT for ITV1
     
    Circle of Friends
    Pilot for 6 x 60'
     
    Pearson Television
    In development