Jon Canter

Jon Canter

  • Writer

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Theatre

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This?

Co-writer

2019

Edinburgh Fringe

Lenny Henry: Who Am I Again?

Co-Writer and Performer

2019

Book Tour

BBC Radio 4

Believe It

Writer

2018

Television

Lenny Henry Birthday

Writer

2018

BBC 1

Lenny Henry Live at The Apollo

Writer

2008 - 2012

BBC 1

Fortysomething

Script editor

2003

ITV

Posh Nosh

Co-writer

2003

BBC 2

Mr Bean - Animated series

Writer

2002

ITV

The Man

Writer

1999

BBC Screen One

Julie Walters Is An Alien

Writer

1999

Channel 4

Murder Most Horrid

Writer

1991 - 1999

BBC 2

Alas Smith & Jones

Writer

1998

BBC 1

In Search of Happiness

Writer

1995

BBC 2

A Bit of Fry and Laurie (Series 1 - 2)

Script editor

1990 - 1992

BBC 2

Lenny Henry - In Dreams

Writer

1992

BBC 1

Just For Laughs, Montreal Comedy Festival

Writer

1989

Channel 4

Who Dares Wins

Writer

1988

Channel 4

The Lenny Henry Show

Writer / Script editor

1984 - 1988

BBC 1

Not The Nine O'Clock News

Writer

1980

BBC 1

Two Ronnies

Writer

1978

BBC 1

Theatre and Live Performance

Moussaka

Writer

2017

INK Festival

A Match Made In Heaven

Writer

2016

Frinton Theatre

A Short Gentleman

Playreading

2015

High Tide Festival

The Dog

Writer

2014

Frinton Theatre

The Cowardly Porter

Writer

2013

Frinton Theatre

Cradle to Rave (Lenny Henry Live)

Writer

2011

The Baby

Writer

1992

Watford Palace Theatre

Lenny Henry Live

Writer

1989

UK and Australian tours

Awards

BBC Audio Awards Shortlist 2015 Best Scripted Comedy ‘I’m A Believer’

Shortlisted

2015

Best Scripted Comedy, I'm A Believer

Prix Europa Awards

Winner

2015

Best European Fiction Series 'Boswell's Lives'

Writers' Guild of Great Britain

Shortlist

2015

Best Radio Comedy Award - 'Boswell's Lives'

BBC Audio Awards

Winner

2015

Best Scripted Comedy 'Believe It'

Books

The Rev Diaries

Penguin

2014

Afterliff

Faber & Faber

2013

Worth

Jonathan Cape

2011

A Short Gentleman

Vintage

2009

Seeds of Greatness

Vintage

2006

Journalism

Sunday Telegraph Magazine

Writer

1990 - 2015

Articles

Radio Times

Writer

1990 - 2015

Articles

TV Guide (USA)

Writer

1990 - 2015

Articles

The Lady

Writer

1990 - 2015

Articles

Conde Nast Traveller

Writer

1990 - 2015

Articles

The Guardian

Regular columnist

1990 - 2015

Articles

Radio

Holmes and Watford

Writer

2017

Radio 4

Boswell's Lives Series 3

Writer

2017

Radio 4

Boswell's Lives

Writer

2015 - 2017

Radio 4

Believe It (Series 1 - 3)

Writer

2012 - 2016

BBC Radio 4

Oh! You Pretty Things

Writer

2015

Radio 4

Appiness

Writer

2015

Radio 4 (5 x 15mins)

The Dog

2014

Radio 4

I'm A Believer

2014

The Vertigo Trust

Writer

2013

BBC Radio 4

English Life

Writer

2013

BBC Radio 2

The Verb - Fat Man in a White Suit

Writer

2012

BBC Radio 3

A Short Gentleman (4x30 min)

Adapted by Robin Brooks, Directed by Jonquil Panting

2012

BBC Radio 4

I love Stephen Fy

Writer

2010

Radio 4

I Was Douglas Adams' Flatmate

Writer

2008

BBC Radio 4

Book at Bedtime - Seeds of Greatness

Writer

2007

BBC Radio 4

Legal, Decent, Honest & Truthful,

Co-writer

1983 - 1986

BBC Radio 4

Radio Active

Writer

1980 - 1985

BBC Radio 4

Injury Time (Series 1 - 3)

Writer

1980 - 1982

BBC Radio 4

The Jason Explanation

Writer

1980 - 1981

BBC Radio 4

The News Huddlines

Writer

1979

BBC Radio 4

Week Ending

Writer

1978

BBC Radio 4

Writing

The Bird

Screenwriter

2010

BBC Films

Adoption

Screenwriter

2008

Mission Pictures/Film Four

Wobegon Boy

Screenwriter

1999

Revolution Films

Full Monty 2

Screenwriter

1997

Redwave

The Romantic Movement

Screenwriter

1995

Film Four