Judge/Mr Sir/Igor Barkov/Sherriff
Throughout his career, John has worked extensively in theatre. His credits include: One Man, Two Guvnors (Ipswich/Southampton); Queens of the Coal Age (Manchester Royal Exchange/New Vic); Robin Hood: the Arrow of Destiny (York Theatre Royal); The Father, Brassed Off and Noises Off (Nottingham Playhouse / Number One Tour); Dancing Through The Shadows (Hull Truck); Beryl and Twelfth Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Seagull (Nuffield/Headlong Theatre); Carmen, The Yalta Game and Elegy for a Lady (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough); Antony & Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet and The Passion (Northern Broadsides - UK, Poland, New York); Kes and The Pros, the Cons and a Screw (Derby Theatre); The Glee Club (Manchester Library Theatre); Great Expectations and Carmen (New Vic Theatre, Stoke); People at Sea (Salisbury Playhouse); King Cotton (Lowry Theatre and Liverpool Empire); Return to the Forbidden Planet (UK Tour); April in Paris (Keswick Theatre by the Lake) and Holes, The Cherry Orchard, The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Bracknell’s Confinement, Of Mice and Men, Garage Band and Forever Young (Nottingham Playhouse).
John has also appeared in the Nottingham Playhouse pantomime for the past 20 years. John has also worked consistently in television, appearing in several BBC, ITV and Channel 4 dramas, including The Village, The Mill, The Syndicate, Oakfield, Our Zoo, Sunshine, Legless, New Street Law, Cold Blood, Shameless, Emmerdale, Family Affairs, Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, The Final Quest, 73 Million to One, The Illustrated Mum, The Royal, Playing the Field, Fat Friends, Real Men, Cold Feet, Heartbeat, Sparkhouse, The Cops and City Central.