Jonathan Holloway


Jonathan founded and was for thirty years Artistic Director of Arts Council revenue company, Red Shift Theatre Co, with whom he won three consecutive Fringe Firsts and The Shakespeare Prize at Chile’s World Festival of Theatre.  Theatre writing and direction ranges from traditional formats to crowd-embedded performance, pocket musicals, circus, landmark reinventions of classics and most recently making new work founded in European visual and physical theatre traditions for Hong Kong and international touring.  Jonathan has written over a hundred hours of radio including a season of original BBC plays for the Orwell centenary and a new adaptation of 1984, which won a First Prize at the Prix Italia, two new plays to celebrate the Arthur Miller centenary and he is on commission to write the BBC’s signature radio drama to be broadcast on 23rd April 2016, the anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

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