Jon Canter

Jon Canter

  • Writers

Jon is the author of three comic novels - Seeds of Greatness, A Short Gentleman and Worth. He has also written stand-up comedy (for Lenny Henry), the BBC2 series Posh Nosh (with Arabella Weir), comment pieces for The Guardian, four Radio plays and five Stage plays. In 2019 he co-wrote both Arabella Weir’s popular Edinburgh show ‘Does My Mum Loom Big In This’, and Lenny Henry's book tour show, ‘Who Am I, Again?’ - interviewing him on stage throughout his 2019 national tour. His play ‘Dinner With Dylan’, starring Richard Curtis and Eileen Atkins, was featured in Radio 4’s Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Celebrations. He’s currently writing Series 5 of 'Believe It’, starring Richard Wilson, and launching his latest stage play, ‘Spoons’.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

Dinner with Dylan (Radio)

Writer

2020

BBC Radio 4

Believe It (Series 1 - 5) (Radio)

Writer

2012 - 2020

BBC Radio 4

Lenny Henry: Who Am I Again? (Theatre)

Co-Writer and Performer

2019

Book Tour

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This? (Theatre)

Co-writer

2019

Edinburgh Fringe

Lenny Henry Birthday (Television)

Writer

2018

BBC 1

Contacts

PBJ Switchboard
020 7287 1112
Agent
Chiggy
Associate Agent
Becca Ptaszynski
Maternity Cover Contact
Magda Bird
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