John graduated from the University of Hull with an honours degree in drama before training as an actor at ALRA. He has worked extensively in the industry for over 20 years both as an actor and director. Recent acting credits include 'The Intern' (Channel 4), 'New Tricks' (BBC), 'Murder on the Home Front' (ITV) and adverts for Bid TV and Netflix.

 

In addition to acting, John is an experienced director and throughout his career has directed over 60 productions. Recent credits include an agents showcase for graduate actors in the West End, a production of 'Can't Stand up for Falling Down' at the New Wimbledon Studio Theatre and Mark Ravenhill’s 'Citizenship' as part of the Royal National Theatre Connections Project 2016 at Watermans Arts Centre. Last summer he conceptualised 'Eavesdropping', which he directed for Barons Court Theatre. Due to its overwhelming success he created 'More Eavesdropping' in February 2017, which enjoyed another sell-out run. Most recently, John directed Sarah Kane's '4:48 Psychosis', which recieved 5 star reviews. The entire run of this production sold out before it even opened!

 

John has taught, mentored and nurtured many successful young actors entering the profession. He gives regular masterclasses to actors which have recently been delivered at ALRA, Arts Ed, Italia Conti,  Royal Holloway University of London and The Royal Ballet School. He has also led several sessions on behalf of Angel Theatre Company to give advice and guidance to established actors as well as those who are new to the profession.

 

John is a founder member and Artistic Director of Angel Theatre Company, which aims to produce challenging, character driven productions in some of London's top fringe venues.  John is currently booked to direct all of Angel Theatre Company's future productions, including Jean Paul Satre's 'No Exit' in November 2017 and an Off Broadway revival of 'Can't Stand up for Falling Down' planned for the Spring of 2018. Visit Angel Theatre Company's website at: www.angeltheatrecompany.co.uk

 

John is proud to be a member of the British Actors' Equity Association and the Directors Guild of Great Britain.

 

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