Johnny McKnight

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Harriet Pennington Legh 
10a Christina Street
London EC2A 4PA 

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




Playwrights' Studio

Former 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. In 2015, 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 (Òran  Mór/Traverse); Dear Scotland: The Balmoral Estate (National Theatre Scotland). 

Recent 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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