Jon trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
He has enjoyed combining his acting with a love of live music in a number of actor/musician shows including covering and playing Cookie & Bosun in Return to the Forbidden Planet (no.1 Tour), Jack in Into the Woods (York Theatre Royal directed by John Doyle), Blood Brothers (English Theatre, Frankfurt), and touring the UK with Bugle Boy - The Glenn Miller Musical playing Zeke Zarchy (Trumpet player) in whichhe also made his West End debut at the Garrick Theatre (Bruce James Productions / David Wilder Productions).
Other theatre credits and roles include Hamlet and Col. Sam Sparkington in The Firework Maker’s Daughter (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick), Tom Sawyer in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tobacco Factory), Henry IV parts 1 & 2 (Bristol Old Vic), Malcolm in Macbeth, Tears of a Clown, Bosun in Return to the Forbidden Planet and Alice (Harrogate Theatre), From a Jack to a King (Harrogate & New Victoria Theatre, Stoke), Dick Turpin (Riding Lights Theatre Co), A Streetcar Named Desire (American Drama Group Europe), Dennis in Murder at the Vicarage (Windsor Theatre Royal), The Wizard of Oz and Forty Years On (Palace Theatre, Westcliff).
Last Christmas he played Moronica, an ugly sister in Cinderella (Exeter Corn Exchange) and has also played Wishee Washee in Aladdin, Silly Billy in Mother Goose, Simple Simon in Jack & the Beanstalk (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) and Much the Millers Son in Robin Hood (Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple).
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