Stage Director

Jonathan Humphreys

Selected credits

  • The Last NoëlOld Fire Station & Tour
  • The Rivals Watermill Theatre
  • The Mighty WalzerManchester Royal Exchange
  • Romeo and Juliet Sheffield Crucible
  • Mojo MickyboTrafalgar Studios
  • Happy Days Sheffield Crucible Studio


Jonathan Humphreys is an award winning stage director.  He directed the world premiere of Chris Bush’s The Last Noël which was the Christmas show at the Old Fire Station, Oxford, and toured nationally in 2019.

His past productions include: The Mighty Walzer (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Rivals (Watermill); Romeo and Juliet, Boeing Boeing, The Village Bike (Sheffield Theatres); The Circus (Invisible Dot); The Hotel Plays (Defibrillator); Krapp’s Last Tape, Spoonface Steinberg (Hull Truck); Mojo Mickybo (Trafalgar Studios); Moscow Live (Hightide).

He was awarded the Regional Young Theatre Director’s bursary in 2010 to Sheffield Theatres where his production of Beckett’s Happy Days won a TMA award. He has been Associate Connections Director for the National Theatre Connections programme and works as a tutor for Open Door.

Featured work

The Last Noël

Old Fire Station & Tour
Written by Chris Bush
Arrangements: Matthew Winkworth
Cast: Anna Wensak, Defrig Morris,
Anna Crichlow
Photos by Hannah Pye

“The Last Noël is everything a seasonal show should be: effervescent, joyous, and touching.”  ★★★★★ BroadwayWorld

“As welcome as a glass of mulled wine: warming, comforting and with just the right amount of kick.”
★★★★ The Guardian

Happy Days

Sheffield Crucible Studio
Written by Samuel Beckett
Design: Lizzie Clachan
Lighting: Natasha Chivers
Sound: Fergus O’Hare
Cast: Peter Gowen and Pauline McLynn
Photos by Robert Day

Melancholy and strangely rapturous…touching and memorable.
★★★★ The Times

‘A performance of surprising delicacy and physical grace.’
★★★★ The Guardian

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