Jon Primrose

Technical Manager


Extension: 4585

Telephone: 01392 724585

Jon has been with the Department since 1991 and is the Technical Manager with responsibility for the Digital Theatrecrafts module and the smooth running and scheduling of all practical and technical activities in the Department.

The Drama Department online timetabling and equipment and production management tool Chronos was written by him and is continually developed as students request more features.

Jon also manages the social media for the Drama Department, posting regularly on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

He was trained by Maurice Marshal as assistant electrician at the Northcott Theatre and his interests include all aspects of technology in the wacky world of entertainment, particularly the technology of scenic automation in theatre and many aspects of cinema technology and special effects. 

He has been Lighting Designer of many shows in and around Exeter and the odd one in London and further afield.

Jon is a member of the Association of Lighting Designers, Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT), Stage Management Association and Association of Sound Designers. He has recently been invited to join the ABTT Historical Research Committee in connection with his work on the Strand Archive and Backstage Heritage Collection.