David Johnson – Producer

West End and Touring shows include:


Current & Recent

• Stewart Lee – Much A-Stew About Nothing (Soho, Edinburgh, West End)

Stewart Lee – Carpet Remnant World (London, Tour, Edinburgh, DVD & Comedy Central)

• Fascinating Aida (Edinburgh, Touring and West End 2011-14)

• Jane Bussmann: Bono & Geldof Are Cunts (UK Tour 2010)

• Alexei Sayle (Edinburgh, London & Touring 2012/13)

• Rubberbandits (Edinburgh & London 2012/13/14)

• Piff TheMagic Dragon  (Edinburgh, London & Touring 2012/13/14)

• Sandi Toksvig: My Valentine (Edinburgh & UK Touring 2012/13)

• Merrie Hell – Richard ‘Jerry Springer’ Thomas and ‘Divine’ David Hoyle (Soho Theatre Xmas 2012)

• The Pajama Men – London season 2012

• Ladybird Live (re-launch of Ladybird Books – UK Tour 2011)

• Susan Calman – Soho Autumn 2012, Edinburgh 2013

• Tell Me The Truth About Love byBenjamin Britten, WH Auden,  Mark Ravenhill and Conor Mitchell (Aldeburgh & Edinburgh 2013)

• Marc Almond in Ten Plagues by Mark Ravenhill and Conor Mitchell (Royal Court Theatre – Traverse Theatre 2011 dir: Stewart Laing)

• In the Night Garden Live! (co-producer with BBC/Ragdoll/Minor Entertainment – UK Tour and O2 2010-14)

• Malcolm Gladwell Live (West End and UK touring)

• Kim Noble Will Die (Soho Theatre & International touring)

• Stephen Fry: The Fry Chronicles Live (Royal Festival Hall Sept 2010 plus UK tour)

• Bridget Christie: My Daily Mail Hell (UK Tour 2010)

• Bridget Christie: War Donkey (Edinburgh & UK Tour 2010)

Past Projects

• Stewart Lee: If You Prefer A Milder Comedian Please Ask For One (UK tour, West End & National Theatre)

• Stewart Lee’s Vegetable Stew (West End, Touring, Royal Festival Hall)

• Stewart Lee’s Stewbilee (Edinburgh Festival Theatre 2010)

• Stewart Lee’s Austerity Binge (a weekend of music and comedy curated by Stewart at the Southbank Centre)

• HITCHCON’09: Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy 30th Anniversary Event (Royal Festival Hall)

• Malcolm McLaren Live! History Is For Pissing On (Edinburgh and world touring)

• Slava’s Snowshow (UK Touring 2006/9)

• My Name Is Rachel Corrie (Royal Court, West End, Edinburgh, off-Broadway dir: Alan Rickman)

• Stewart Lee: 41st Best Standup Ever! (Edinburgh, Soho Theatre and UK touring)

• Mark Ravenhill: Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat (18 short plays at the Traverse, Edinburgh and then all over London – National Theatre, Royal Court, West End etc. – with Paines Plough)

• Stewart Lee: What Would Judas Do? (Bush Theatre)

• Mark Ravenhill in Product: World Remix (Bush Theatre and throughout Europe)

• An Evening with Jon Stewart and the Daily Show (West End)

• Artemis Fowl: Eoin Colfer Live! (three UK tours & West End)

• Michael Moore: Live at the Roundhouse

• Morris Panych’s Auntie & Me (Edinburgh, West End dir: Anna Mackmin with Alan Davies)

• Sing-a-Long-a-Sound-of-Music (West End, UK Touring and throughout the world)

• Jim Rose Circus Sideshow (Edinburgh & UK Touring)

• The Colour of Justice: The Stephen Lawrence Enquiry (Tricycle, UK Tour, National Theatre, West End)

Tim Fountain’s Quentin Crisp: Resident Alien (Bush Theatre Edinburgh, off-Broadway dir: Mike Bradwell)

Catherine ‘Mamma Mia’ Johnson’s Shang-a-Lang (Bush Theatre and UK Touring dir: Mike Bradwell)

• Mark Ravenhill’s ” Shopping & Fucking (West End, off-Broadway, UK touring dir: Max Stafford Clark)

Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting (West End off-Broadway touring throughout the world)

The Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (Criterion – longest-running West End comedy ever – ran for 11 years – UK Touring)

• Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs (West End)

David Benson’s Think No Evil Of Us…My Life with Kenneth Williams (West End, UK Touring)

Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch (West End, UK Touring)

• Steven Berkoff: One Man (West End, World Touring)

Stephen Dinsdale’s Anorak of Fire (West End, UK Touring)

• Ennio Marchetto (West End)

• George Melly: Anecdote Jukebox (Edinburgh & UK touring)

• Bill Hicks (West End, UK Touring)


with Irvine Welsh:
Trainspotting; Headstate; Marabou Stork Nightmares; Filth

with Jackie Clune:
Showstopper; It’s Jackie!; Chicks With Flicks; Boy Crazy

with Stewart Lee:
What Would Judas Do?; 41st Best Stand Up Ever!; If You Prefer A Milder Comedian Please Ask For One; Stewart Lee’s Stewbilee; Stewart Lee’s Vegetable Stew; Stewart Lee’s Austerity Binge; Carpet Remant World; Much A Stew About Nothing

with Mark Ravenhill:
Shopping & Fucking; Product: World Remix; Shoot, Get Treasure, Repeat; Ten Plagues; Tell Me The Truth About Love


Countless Edinburgh Fringe productions include:

Steve Coogan in Character with John Thomson (Perrier Award), Jimmy Tingle (Perrier Award Nominee), Greg Proops (Perrier Award Nominee) and all of (Perrier Award Nominee) Graham Norton‘s Edinburgh shows.

In 1997, David was co-recipient, with Mark Goucher, of The Stage/TMA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Regional Theatre.

David is a trustee of the Pleasance Theatre Trust and an Associate Artist at Soho Theatre.