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Jon is an award winning writer, director and the Creative Director of Unlimited with whom he creates new stories and adventures for live performance, digital and broadcast. In 2013 Jon directed A CBeebies Christmas Carol and returned to direct the channel’s 2014 Christmas show. In recent years Jon’s work has focussed on communicating leading edge developments in science for a family audience through the Unlimited Space Agency. Partners have included NASA and the European Astronaut Centre and the agency’s patron is the British astronaut Tim Peake, who will fly to the International Space Station in 2015. Most recently, Jon led a major research project funded by NESTA looking at how the performing arts can better use digital technologies to publish and distribute new work. He is an associate of the Quantum Information Group at the University of Leeds, a judge for the Humans in Space Youth Art Competition and the father of two small boys.