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Jon Brittain is a playwright, comedy writer and director who was born in Chester in the northwest of England and grew up in the Netherlands.[1]

He graduated from the University of East Anglia with a BA in 2008.[2]

His play Rotterdam received its world premiere at Theatre503 in October 2015[3] and subsequently received an Off West End Award nomination for Best New Play.[4] Previously he co-wrote and directed the hit show Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, starring Matt Tedford.[5] He also directed stand-up comedian John Kearns's Fosters' Award winning shows Sight Gags for Perverts and Shtick.[6]


  1. ^ "One and Other - The Irreverent Iron Lady". Archived from the original on 26 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Creative Writing alumni A-C and published works". University of East Anglia.
  3. ^ "Evening Standard - Rotterdam Theatre Review".
  4. ^ "The Off West End Theatre Awards". Archived from the original on 15 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Attitude Magazine - Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho review".
  6. ^ "The Skinny - In the Director's Chair".

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