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Jonnie Bayfield

  • Actor
  • Comedy Performer
  • Writer

Jonnie is an award winning Writer & Performer. Uniquely, he works across live performance, presenting, and Literature. As Creative Director of award winning theatre partnership Caligula’s Alibi, his work has had sell out runs at London’s Soho Theatre, and in Edinburgh. Caligula are currently under commission at The Soho as part of their Soho Six Crop of Artists.

In 2015 He was the youngest ever recipient of the prestigious Sky Academy Arts Scholarship for his debut Novella ‘Pleasureland’. He is currently writing his first full length Novel.
As an actor for television he has appeared in BBC3’s Some Girls & BBC2’s Count Arthur Strong, and regularly contributes to BBC Radio Four, as well as in print for Shortlist, and The Idler.
He often performs as ‘Dostoyevsky’ and is developing a full length, comedy show with the character.

A special Southbank Show fronted by Lord Melvyn Bragg was made about Jonnie’s writing work and broadcast on Sky Arts in 2016.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

South Bank Sky Arts Awards (Awards)

Winner

2015

Sky Academy Arts Scholarship

Idiots (Theatre and Live Performance)

Writer / Director / Performer

2015

Camden People's Theatre, Vault Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Count Arthur Strong (Series 2) (Television)

Performer

2014

Channel 4 / RETORT

Some Girls (Television)

Performer

2013

BBC 3 / Hat Trick

Contacts

PBJ Switchboard
020 7287 1112
Agent:
Claire Nightingale
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Daisy Skepelhorn
[email protected]
Acting Enquiries
Marina Campbell-Gray
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