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  • See Les Dennis starring in THE PERFECT MURDER, on tour
  • Matthew Rhys stars in THE AMERICANS AT 10.15PM ON ITV
  • Read Louise Levene's THE FOLLOWING GIRLS, out now in hardback
  • Abbey Smith directs THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Anya Reiss' new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING tours with Headlong
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  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH
  • Lisa Spirling directs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier
  • Polly Sullivan designs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Rob Brydon presents THE GUESS LIST at 9.30pm on BBC1
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Jonathan Humphreys
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Jonathan Humphreys

Director

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Assistant: Andy Gout
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About

Jonathan Humphreys is a director of theatre and film.

In 2010, he was awarded the Regional Young Theatre Director bursary to Sheffield Theatres, directing a Theatre Award winning production of Beckett's Happy Days with Pauline McLynn.

His first film, The Send Off, starring Con O'Neill and Liz White, was commissioned by BBC HD and has played in competition at festivals internationally

The Village Bike is a winner in Jonathan Humphreys' freewheeling production…impeccably acted
**** The Guardian, Pick of the Week

Remarkable
**** Evening Standard, Critics Choice (on Mojo Mickybo)

Melancholy and strangely rapturous…touching and memorable
**** The Times, Critics Choice (on Happy Days)

A luminous performance
WhatsOnStage (on Spoonface Steinberg)

In Development
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UNTITLED PROJECTNT StudioOriginal piece created with Rita Kalnejais
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
AS DIRECTOR
BOEING BOEING
(2014)
Sheffield Theatres - Crucible TheatreBy Marc Camoletti, trans. Beverley Cross
UNKNOWN WARRIORS
(2013)
National Theatre / Waterloo Festival
THE WINTER'S TALE
(2013)
Guildhall School of Music and DramaBy William Shakespeare
INCOMPLETE AND RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS
(2013)
Royal Welsh College of Music and DramaBy David Eldridge
THAT FACE
(2012)
Royal Welsh College of Music and DramaBy Polly Stenham
THE VILLAGE BIKE
(2012)
Sheffield Theatres - Studio TheatreBy Penelope Skinner
SPOONFACE STEINBERG & KRAPP'S LAST TAPE
(2012)
Hull Truck TheatreDouble bill
By Lee Hall and Samuel Beckett respectively
HAPPY DAYS
(2011)
Sheffield Theatres - Crucible TheatreBy Samuel Beckett
50th Anniversary production with Pauline McLynn
MOSCOW LIVE
(2010)
HighTide FestivalBy Serge Cartwright
FATHER'S SON
(2009)
National Theatre StudioWorkshop
EVEN RATS CAN TAP DANCE
(2008)
Royal Court InternationalBy Ana Candida Carneiro
OBSERVATIONS
(2008)
Theatre 503 at Latitude FestivalBy Jon Cooper
PARADISE LOST
(2008)
Southwark PlayhouseBy Clifford Odets
THE FREELANCERS
(2008)
Old Vic Theatre / 24 Hour PlaysBy Lucy Kirkwood
MARATONA DE NOVA IORQUE
(2007)
CCVF (Portugal)By Edoardo Erba
Portuguese Premier
BLACKSBURG
(2007)
Drama Centre London
MOJO MICKYBO
(2007)
Arcola Theatre / Trafalgar Studios - Studio 2By Owen McCafferty
FILM
PRIVATE LIVES
(2013)
Digital TheatreAs Associate Director
(Film of Jonathan Kent's production at the Gielgud Theatre)
Short Films
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE SEND OFF
(2011)
BBC HD ShortsProducer: Michael Berliner
Starring Con O'Neill and Liz White
*Click on link for clip*
Other
ProductionCompanyNotes
AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / STAFF DIRECTOR
RACING DEMON
(2011)
Sheffield Theatres - Crucible TheatreBy David Hare
Directed by Daniel Evans
ME AND MY GIRL
(2010)
Sheffield Theatres - Crucible TheatreBook & Lyrics: Douglas Furber, L. Arthur Rose; Music: Noel Gay
Directed by Anna Mackmin
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
(2009)
National Theatre - Olivier TheatreBy William Shakespeare
Directed by Marianne Elliot
THE PITMEN PAINTERS
(2009)
National Theatre - Cottesloe Theatre / UK TourBy Lee Hall
Directed by Max Roberts
GETHSEMANE
(2008)
National Theatre - Cottesloe Theatre / UK TourBy David Hare
Directed by Howard Davies
I'LL BE THE DEVIL
(2008)
RSC / Tricycle TheatreBy Leo Butler
Directed by Ramin Gray
THE GREAT THEATRE OF THE WORLD
(2007)
Arcola TheatreBy Pedro Calderón De La Barca
Directed by William Gaskill
THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE
(2006)
National Theatre - Lyttelton TheatreBy Harley Granville-Barker
Directed by Peter Gill
Further Information

THE VILLAGE BIKE
A sterling production of an important play
***** Whatsonstage.com

Jonathan Humphreys' production is splendidly performed
**** The Sunday Times, Theatre Pick of the Week

HAPPY DAYS
Jonathan Humphreys superb [Crucible] debut
Sheffield Telegraph

A performance of surprising delicacy and physical grace
**** The Guardian, Pick of the Week

Training
Drama Centre London Directing Course

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