Perhaps best known for his music to comedy series such as Black Books, Smack the Pony, Moving Wallpaper and Armando Ianucci’s The Friday Night Armistice, Jonathan also wrote the titles, music and songs for The Day Today, Brass Eye and Nathan Barley in collaboration with Chris Morris. His music to Green Wing was nominated for a BAFTA and won the prestigious RTS Award for Best Original Music. A selection of music from the series was released on CD under Jonathan’s artistic nom de plume, TRELLIS. Jonathan also composed a distinctive score for the first series of Rev, the critically acclaimed sitcom starring Tom Hollander and directed by Peter Cattaneo.
Serious documentary and drama scores composed by Jonathan include War In Europe and The Clinton’s Marriage of Power for MBC,Metropolis (with James Purefoy), three series of Medics for Granada and Kay Mellor’s drama series Strictly Confidential, for ITV. More recently, Jonathan wrote the music for Campus, a new comedy series broadcast on Channel 4, the first series of both Mount Pleasant and Gates (both Sky1), and series 2 of Rev for the BBC.
Jonathan is currently busy working on the third series of Sky1′s popular comedy, Mount Pleasant.