Theatre includes WH Auden in Britten in Brooklyn (Wilton's Music Hall); B in An Intervention (Paines Plough); Captain Phillip/John Wisehammer in Our Country's Good (Out of Joint/London); Geoffrey Church in Making Noise Quietly (Donmar Warehouse); Steve in Earthquakes in London (National Theatre On Tour/Headlong); Jackie Jackson in The Deep Blue Sea (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Mr Birbeck/Henry Carver in Design for Living (The Old Vic); James/Jason/Nick Clegg/Mark in Women, Power and Politics (Tricycle Theatre); Simon Loftus/Northern Echo Journalist in The Power of Yes (National Theatre); George Anderson in Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Hampstead Theatre); Christy in The Playboy of the Western World (Nuffield Theatre Southampton).
Television includes Captain Henshawe in three series of Poldark, Doc Martin, Our Loved Boy, Dark Angel, Midsomer Murders, Doctor Foster, Arthur & George, Josh, Top Coppers, Our World War, Crossing Lines, Da Vinci's Demons, Breathless, The Hour, Endeavour, London's Burning, The Man Who Crossed Hitler, Twenty Twelve, Casualty 1909, Being Human, Wuthering Heights.
Films include Kursk, Transformers: The Last Knight, The Legend of Tarzan, Cinderella, About Time, The Dark Knight Rises, Pelican Blood, Dorian Gray.
John is also a writer. His first full length play Multitudes played at the Tricycle Theatre in 2015 and received its North American premiere in 2016. He has since been on attachment at the National Theatre Studio and the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Other work includes Come To Where I’m From (Paines Plough) and as dramaturg Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Out of Joint). Trained at RADA.