|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.
|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"