Projects as Composer/Sound Designer include: Still Floating, The Ladder (Hoipolloi), The Borrowers, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Swallows and Amazons (Storyhouse/Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester), Muckers (Caroline Horton/Conde Duque Madrid/the egg Bath), Kes (Leeds Playhouse), Unconditional (This Egg), Peter Pan, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Treasure Island, (Hull Truck), Queen of Chapeltown (Leeds Playhouse), Still Waiting (Crew For Calais), The Life and Times of Mitchell and Kenyon (Oldham Coliseum and Dukes Lancaster), Rift Zone (Night Light Theatre), The Queen’s Knickers (Southbank Centre and Theatre Royal Bath), The Gift and the Glory (Dukes Lancaster), Dracula, Wilde Tales, Comedy of Errors and The Animated Tales of Shakespeare (The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath). John has transcribed several theatrical scores for Kneehigh Theatre and the National Theatre.
Theatre productions as an actor include: Songs For the End of the World (Dom Coyote), Henry V (Unicorn Theatre), Islands (Caroline Horton/Bush Theatre), The Nutcracker (Nuffield, Southampton), Heidi: A Goat’s Tale, The French Detective and the Blue Dog, Alice Through The Looking Glass (The Egg, Bath), The Nutcracker (Theatre Royal, Bath), Romeo and Juliet (Night Light Theatre), Alice (Sheffield Crucible), The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Dukes Lancaster), We All Fall Down, The Shelter, The Ignatius Trail (En Masse theatre).
Film/Television includes: Windrush: Movement of the People (voice role - Phoenix Dance/BBC),The Time of Your Life (Gecko/BBC Television), Nan (Old Trunk Media), Peacock Season (FMW), The Amazing Dermot (Channel 4).
Radio includes: 11 series of The Diary of Samuel Pepys; Paradigm, The Forgotten, In The Family (all BBC Radio 4); several audiobook narrations for Audible.
John is an associate artist of The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath.
Current and forthcoming projects include The Family Sex Show (This Egg), A Possible Ending,(Hoipolloi/National Theatre Wales), Rough Cut (Little Soldier), The Railway Children (Hull Truck).