Jonny Wright

Jonny Wright

Jonny is a writer, actor and rapper from Yorkshire. He has received commissions from Talawa, Rattling Stick and Film 4 and had three plays produced by Immediate Theatre. His sitcoms have been optioned by the BBC, Channel 4 and Hat Trick and he has recently been writing for Cartoon Network.

His current project, SICK LEAVE, is in development with Fudge Park Productions (The Inbetweeners, White Gold) and BBC3.

Jonny has written and directed a short film, Huey and Louis, that has been shown in six film festivals across the UK & USA.

Jonny was selected for b3 Media’s Talent Lab, has worked with Mike Leigh as an actor and starred in his own short play, SWALLOW THE LEADER, at the Bush Theatre.

Winner: BBC All Mixed Up sitcom competition; The Brian Glover Award; Soho Theatre’s Westminster Prize (2nd).

Shortlisted: The Alfred Fagon Award; The Verity Bargate Award.