Jonathan Guy Lewis

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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 received critical acclaim when it opened in 2008 and won the Writers Guild Award and the TAPS new writing award. It also led to Jonathan being nominated for Lloyds Bank playwright of the Year. I Found My Horn 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. It will move to the Royal George Theatre in Chicago in the Spring of 2016, alongside his other play All Mouth which he wrote and directed at the Menier Chocolate Factory. 

His play A Level Playing Field ran at the Jermyn Street Theatre as the first part its Education Trilogy. 

Jonathan is also an actor and has appeared in numerous television dramas including Soldier, Soldier, Silent Witness, London's Burning and most recently Endeavour, Skins and Agatha Raisin.





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
  • 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
    An adaptation of Jasper Rees' book about life, middle age and the french horn
    Hampstead Theatre


  • 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
  • Christopher Benjamin
  • Simon Chandler
  • Caroline Harker
  • James Russell
    Menier Chocolate Factory



    Director Tim Leandro
  • 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