John began designing sets at Theatre Corporate where he was Head of Design from 1986-1986. Productions included Cabaret, Three Sisters, Macbeth and Wednesday to Come. As resident Designer at the Mercury Theatre (1986-1989) John worked on such productions as The Mikado, Gypsy, The Homecoming, Brighton Beach Memoirs and Glorious Ruins. Since turning to freelance work in 1989 his major theatre works include The Holy Sinner, The Threepenny Opera, Chess, Pack of Girls, Romeo & Juliet, Titus Andronicus, Into The Woods, Saving Grace, Eugenia, and Waiora. For ATC he designed the set for Honour, Dead Funny and Lovelock's Dream Run. John has an MA degree from London's Royal College of Art and is an internationally renowned potter with work represented in many private and public collections.
Still Life with Chickens. Blithe Spirit. Winding Up. Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Back on the Boards. Shortland Street - The Musical. Six Degrees of Separation. Still Life with Chickens. Red Speedo. Still Life with Chickens. Peer Gynt [recycled]. Polo. Heroes. The Glass Menagerie. Midnight in Moscow. A Shortcut to Happiness. Black Confetti. A Frigate Bird Sings. Mary Stuart. Red. The Importance of Being Earnest. Stepping Out. The Wife Who Spoke Japanese in Her Sleep. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. End of the Rainbow. Doubt. Mum's Choir. Sweet Charity. Equus. Taking Off. The Bach. Caligula. The Bach. Middle Age Spread. The Rocky Horror Show. Waiting for Godot. Noises Off. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. ART. Serial Killers. Into the Woods. Amy's View. Cabaret. The Book Club. Julius Caesar. Honour. Dead Funny. Lovelock's Dream Run.