Jonathan trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
He has worked as an actor in numerous theatre roles, in the West End and across the UK. Roles include Peter in the original cast of the highly acclaimed production of The Railway Children, Harris in Three Men in a Boat, Reverend Hale in The Crucible, Tempest in Forty Years On, Richard II in Two Planks and a Passion, Larry in My Family and other animals, the Trumpeter in The Trumpeter’s Tale, Ratty in The Wind In The Willows, Bruce in Blue/Orange, the Agent in Patient No.1, William in Angels and Insects, the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood and his Merry Mam and Abanazar in Aladdin and the Twankeys all for York Theatre Royal; the title role in the premiére of Augustus Carp Esq. by Himself, the Jongleur in Dario Fo’s Mistero Buffo, Galileo in Science Friction and Barabbas in The Narrow Road, all for Riding Lights Theatre Company; Hamlet in Hamlet and Wilfred Owen in Not About Heroes, Corn Exchange, Newbury; Ralph Clark, Our Country’s Good, Watermill Theatre; the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, New Vic Theatre; Evil Eric in Mother Goose and the Beast in Beauty and The Beast for Nottingham Playhouse. Other roles include Malcolm in Macbeth, Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps, Peter in The Diary of Anne Frank, Detective Trotter in The Mousetrap, Williams in the UK premiere of Possible Worlds, Danny in City Lights, Dymotron in The Night Before Christmas, the Predators and the Gruffalo in The Gruffalo, and Rupert in Rupert Brooke. Screen roles include Emmerdale and acclaimed feature film Weekend.