John Anthony [July 2002]Member Profile:


John Anthony

Theatre is John's therapy from his work as a practicing Chartered Accountant. 

A regular member of the LRP Party to the Edinburgh Festival each year, his taste ranges from Stand Up to Shakespeare. John's particular love is language and his favourite playwrights include Noel Coward, Willy Russell and Tom Stoppard.

John is a founder member of his village group, Scothern Players, and for the last four productions (Rough Crossing by Tom Stoppard, Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, Nobody's Perfect by Simon  Williams and Don't Dress for Dinner by Marc Canoletti) he has been Chairman.  His major roles include Charles in Blithe Spirit and Dvornichek in Rough Crossing.

John has had several years with both Gainsborough Amateur Operatic Society for whom he played Bill Sykes in Oliver! at the Trinity Centre Gainsborough and the County Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society when he took the part of Mordcha in Fiddler on the Roof at the Theatre Royal Lincoln.

John's wife, Beverley and daughter, Caroline are also LRP members.


LRP Productions
An Evening of Entertainment the Chairman May 2009
Humpty Dumpty: The Eggs Files The Knave of Hearts, a greedy landlord / UV Performer Jan / Feb 2008
The Shell Seekers George October 2007
Habeas Corpus Mr Purdue July 2006
My Mother Said I Never Should Continuity September 2005
The Inaccurate Conception Mr Miller, Spencer May 2004
World Premiere Stuart October 2003
The Inaccurate Conception Mr Miller, Spencer July 2003
Mother Goose Clodhopper, the Blacksmith Jan/Feb 2001
The Wizard of Oz Box Office / Stills September 2000
An Evening of Intimate Theatre

The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God / "Three Ha'pence a Foot"

June/July 2000