Jonathan Maitland

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Film, TV & Theatre

Associate Agent : Christian Ogunbanjo

Film, TV & Theatre

Jonathan Maitland is a writer and broadcaster. He joined the BBC in 1985 and reported for Radio 4's Today and BBC News before joining ITV where he fronted the BAFTA nominated House of Horrors and now presents the channel's flagship current affairs show Tonight, a winner of Roayal Television Society Programme of the Year award. He has also hosted other major ITV series including "The Man In The Van" and the late night political show "Vote For Me."

He has written five books including the bestselling memoir How To Survive Your Mother. He has also written for all the UK's leading newspapers. His co-written screenplay, "Whatever Happened to Stanley Matthews" has ben optioned and is in development. His first play, "Dead Sheep", about the famous Geoffrey Howe speech that brought down Mrs Thatcher, broke the box office record at London's Park Theatre. His follow-up, "An Audience with Jimmy Savile", a part verbatim docudrama which sought to explain how the late DJ "groomed the nation", broke all previous attendance and box office records at the same theatre.

He lives in Chiswick, West London, with his wife and son.

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AN AUDIENCE WITH JIMMY SAVILE

2015

PARK THEATRE

Directed by Brandon O'Hea
Starring Alistair McGowan

DEAD SHEEP

2015

PARK THEATRE

Directed by Ian Talbot
Starring Steve Nallon (Spitting Image) as Margaret Thatcher