Jonathan Posner was born in London and educated in Suffolk and Berkshire. He did his degree at Exeter University, where he wrote two plays. One of these, Private Eyes, was performed to fellow students. The other was – let’s be kind – ‘a learning exercise’ – and has rightly been gathering dust on a shelf for these last 30 years. Jonathan fully intends to rescue it. One day.
He also wrote a Musical libretto which was another ‘learning exercise’ – so he later wrote a completely new libretto to his collaborator’s excellent score. This became Spirit of History – which in turn has been upcycled as the novel The Witchfinder’s Well. Jonathan has never been one to let a good idea go to waste.
Jonathan has spent most of his working life in marketing and advertising, and in 2008 he founded the online ticket service for amateur and schools drama called Positickets. He is currently working as a Business Director at a design and marketing agency in Berkshire.