Shon Dale-Jones

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Shon Dale-Jones is a writer and performer having created the popular character of 'Hugh Hughes'.[1] He is also the artistic director of Hoipolloi.[2]


He was educated at the University of East Anglia graduating in 1990.


Theatre & Live Performance[edit]

Dale-Jones has written, directed and performed in a number of productions including The Imposter, My Uncle Arly and more recently The Doubtful Guest. In the guise of his character Hugh Hughes, Dale-Jones created three awarding-winning shows; Floating, Story of a Rabbit[3] and 360. He was also nominated for Best Male Performance/Best Production/Best Entertainment & Best Music in the Off West End Awards for The Wonderful World of Hugh Hughes.[4]


Dale-Jones wrote and recorded two BBC Radio 4 afternoon dramas,[5] one of which the adaptation of Floating won Radio Comedy of the Year Award in the Audio Drama Awards.[6]

Film & Other[edit]

Dale-Jones again wrote, directed and performed in his film How I Got Here. He is currently developing an interactive website 'Invisible Town Stories'.[7]


  1. ^ Hugh Hughes Website "Official Hugh Hughes Website" 2012.
  2. ^ Hoipolloi Official Site "Hoipolloi Official Site" 2012.
  3. ^ Evening Standard "Moving Story of Brereavement; This Is London" 22 August 2007.
  4. ^ PBJ Management "PBJ Management CV" 2012.
  5. ^ BBC Radio 4 "Afternoon Dramas - Floating"
  6. ^ PBJ Management "PBJ Management CV, Bio" 2012.
  7. ^ Invisible Town Stories "Invisible Town Stories" 2012.

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