Dress like a butterfly and sting like a scorpion!" as Mohammed Ali never said about Jonathan Mayor -
Jonathan Mayor is developing into a huge, huge cult. He is one of the finest comperes in the country, capable of settling even the rowdiest crowds with savage wit and a high octane stage presence. When Jonathan arrives, its showtime, engaging the audience both on and off-
His work with the more alternative arts scenes have included numerous appearances at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Contact Theatre Manchester, Green Room theatre, Manchester, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Apples and Snakes @ Battersea Arts Centre and queer performance art with "Mother's Ruin"
He is currently Sarah Millican's go-
As a headline act, Jonathan sets the stage alight with his razor sharp audience banter and stunning charisma. But don't be fooled by the glitter and glamour, underneath lies an intelligent line of socio-
As half of "Bitch Goddesses", his hilarious cabaret performances and plays have become a fixture in the calendar of Manchester's Gay Village "A rip-
He has also appeared regularly for Manchester Pride (in particular he hosts the Manchester Pride Candlelight AIDS Vigil every year -
Jonathan has a lot of experience in compering a wide variety of events from Sport Aid to corporate dinners and cabaret shows.
"An incredible presence on the stage. Mesmerising to watch and an extremely articulate improviser. Fantastic." -
"A true Diva of our times." -
“bolshy but delightful” -
BBC Radio 4 "Pick Up's" (Principal role)
BBC's Malai Monologues – BBC?
"Jonathan Mayor is a superb all round entertainer. Very funny, very charming and very professional. A Pleasure to deal with".
Lucy Raffery, Owl Event Management
“Oldham Community Health Services and Oldham Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Forum run a programme of Special Community Awareness Events throughout the year including World AIDS Day, the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) and Oldham Pride. Key to the success of these events has been the skill & professionalism of Jonathan Mayor in helping to draw in and maintain the interest of the public.
Jonathan’s wit, humour and accessibility combined with his ability to communicate directly to people whether as part of a crowd or as a single individual has helped us to reach out to our local population and involve them in exploring sensitive subjects and issues.
Jonathan has hosted Oldham Pride events with his trademark elegance and panache. With Jonathan’s involvement Oldham Pride has grown year-
Colin Avery -