Johnny McKnight

Contact Info


Harriet Pennington Legh 
10a Christina Street
London EC2A 4PA 

+44 (0)20 7336 7868 T
+44 (0)20 3544 2919 F




Playwrights' Studio

Associate Playwright

Johnny McKnight

Johnny is a writer, director, actor and performer as well as the joint artistic director of Random Accomplice Theatre Company. He has been described as the new vanguard of pantomime in the national press having written 8 contemporary pantomimes. Last year he wrote Miracle on 34th Street for the Tron Theatre and wrote, directed and starred in The Little Mermaid at Macrobert Stirling.

Recent credits include:  Wendy Hoose (Birds of Paradise/Random Accomplice); A Perfect Stroke (Oran Mor/Traverse); Dear Scotland: The Balmoral Estate (National Theatre Scotland). 

Forthcoming commissions include Royal Court Theatre, Macrobert and Tron Theatre.  

Additional credits include: 

Last One Out, Curse Of The Maccabra Opera House (Scottish Opera);

Room 7 (Traverse Theatre);

Little Johnny's Big Gay Wedding (National Theatre of Scotland); 

Smalltown, Love Hurts, Double Nugget (Random Accomplice). 

Cinderella (Royal Lyceum Theatre).


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