John can be contacted through Playwrights' Studio
John has had over eighty pieces of work produced in Scotland between 1980 and 2010. He has collaborated with Scottish Youth Theatre, TAG, Communicado, Dundee Rep, Benchtours, Awarehaus and Plan B amongst many others.
His Community Theatre productions include shows for Berwick, Edinburgh, Dundee, Nairn, Forres, Leith, Inverness and East Lothian.
He was writer in residence for the community at Dundee Rep 1986-88 and from 1990-97 was chief drama worker for Tayside Region; he created five plays for Dundee's award winning touring company THEATRE TOURING TAYSIDE.
He as also written three plays for Lung Ha Theatre Company and four productions for groups in Aberdeen as well as seven short devised plays for Fife's Out of The Dark initiative.
His work includes:
Robotnik (Communicado 1983); Colonists (SYT 1986) (Witch's Blood (Dundee Rep 1987); Bicycle to the Moon (Communicado 1988); Dancer (TAG 1990); Not Walking on the Cracks (Theatre Touring Tayside 1991); Love and Pocket Money (Plan B 1992); Limbo (Benchtours 1995); Inheritance (Theatre Touring Tayside 1995); Corridor (Benchtours 1997); Remembering Hildegrad (Lung Ha Theatre Company 1998); Stoker (Awarehaus 1999); Making Room for Camille (Awarehaus 2000); The Snow Goose (Edinburgh Puppet Lab 2000); Hypothetically Murdered (Tartan Chamelion 2002); Mayhem (Benchtours/East Lothian 2005); Look Hear (Walker Art Gallery/ Fuse Theatre Liverpool 2007); Gabriel's Gig (Drake Music, Scotland 2009).