Known for his angry rants, surrealism, high husky voice and support of St Helens rugby league club, Johnny is a multi- award-winning actor, director, producer and entertainer.
He has spent some time away from clubs pursuing his love of acting, directing and writing, with credits including directing two dramas for BBC1’s Moving On series and the video for Billy Bragg’s Handyman Blues single. He also produced and directed Sky One drama Ragged, written by Andrew Lynch starring Ricky Tomlinson and Stephen Walters. Recent TV credits include Still Open All Hours, Murder On, Home From Home, Benidorm, Moone Boy - the BBC’s Mr Stink. He has done numerous appearances on QI, Cats Does Countdown, The Last Leg and Celebrity Juice. Also appeared in the recent British Films Eaten By Lions and Tales From The Lodge.
Possibly the best stand up in the country