Jon Nicholls


Theatre includes: Hamlet (Royal Shakespeare Company); My Brilliant Friend Parts 1 & 2, East Is East, Spring Storm, Beyond the   Horizon, The Holy Rosenbergs (National Theatre); Oleanna, Touching The Void, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Bakersfield Mist (West End); Breaking The Waves (Scottish Opera / Edinburgh International Festival / Adelaide Festival); The Mirror Crack’d (Wales Millennium Centre & NCPA Mumbai); Good Canary (directed by John Malkovich).

Jon works extensively in radio / audio drama as a composer, sound designer and producer, and has created music and sound design for over forty audio dramas, podcasts and composed features for the BBC and Audible among many others.  As an independent radio producer he’s made the dramas Unicorns, Almost & The Hummingbird for BBC Radio 3’s Drama on 3, and Water Towers Of New York (Silver Award, New York Festivals Radio Awards) for Radio 3’s Between The Ears series. He received a Jury Special Mention at the Prix Italia for his work on Radio 4’s drama-documentary What I Heard About Iraq and won the BBC Audio Drama Award for best sound design in 2022.