John Biddle

Projects as Composer/Sound Designer include:  Possible (National Theatre Wales), Dead Honest (winner British Podcast Awards Gold Award 2021), Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse/Ramps On The Moon), Frankenstein, Murder on the Links (LA Theatre Works, USA), Your Call (BBC Arts podcast), Still Floating, The Ladder (Hoipolloi), The Borrowers, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Swallows and Amazons (Storyhouse/Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester), Muckers (Caroline Horton/Conde Duque Madrid/The Egg Bath), Kes (Leeds Playhouse), Unconditional (This Egg), Peter Pan, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Treasure Island, (Hull Truck), Queen of Chapeltown (Leeds Playhouse), Still Waiting (Crew For Calais), The Life and Times of Mitchell and Kenyon (Oldham Coliseum and Dukes Lancaster), Rift Zone (Night Light Theatre), The Queen’s Knickers (Southbank Centre and Theatre Royal Bath), The Gift and the Glory (Dukes Lancaster), Dracula, Wilde Tales, Comedy of Errors and The Animated Tales of Shakespeare (The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath). John also transcribes theatrical scores including for Kneehigh and the National Theatre.


Theatre productions as an actor include: Songs For the End of the World (Dom Coyote), Henry V (Unicorn Theatre), Islands (Caroline Horton/Bush Theatre), The Nutcracker (Nuffield, Southampton), Heidi: A Goat’s Tale, The French Detective and the Blue Dog, Alice Through The Looking Glass (The Egg, Bath), The Nutcracker (Theatre Royal, Bath), Romeo and Juliet (Night Light Theatre), Alice (Sheffield Crucible), The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Dukes Lancaster), We All Fall Down, The Shelter, The Ignatius Trail (En Masse theatre).


Film/Television includes: The Time of Your Life (Gecko/BBC Television), Nan (Old Trunk Media), Peacock Season (FMW), The Amazing Dermot (Channel 4).


Radio includes: 11 series of The Diary of Samuel Pepys; One Night in Paradise, Paradigm, The Forgotten, In The Family (all BBC Radio 4); several audiobook narrations for Audible.


John is an associate artist of The Egg, Bath.


Current and forthcoming projects include Oliver Twist (Leeds Playhouse, remount for film), Possible (National Theatre Wales tour), The Railway Children (Hull Truck), The Family Sex Show (This Egg), Nothing Happens (Twice) (Little Soldier).

Title Role Director Producer
PEACOCK SEASON Quentin Dir. Alan Freestone & Fergus March FMW
Title Role Director Producer
THE AMAZING DERMOT Journalist Dir. Martin Dennis Roughcut TV
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THE SHELTER Archie Dir. Amy Leach En Masse Theatre/Ed Fringe
THE IGNATIUS TRAIL - WORLD TOUR Andrew Dir. Amy Leach En Masse Theatre
FOOL Dir. William Oldroyd Edinburgh Fringe
LITTLE MISS JOCELYN LIVE SHOWS Various Dir. Paulette Randall Brown Eyed Boy
WE ALL FALL DOWN Simon Dir. Amy Leach En Masse Theatre
JOLLIE: JOHN & OLLIE STUCK TOGETHER Self Dir. Adam Brace Edinburgh Festival
JOLLIE: ABREAST OF CULTURE Self Dir. Adam Brace Edinburgh Festival
WE ALL FALL DOWN Simon Dir. Amy Leach En Masse Theatre
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ Tin Man Dir. Amy Leach Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
THE ANIMATED TALES OF SHAKESPEARE The Musician Dir. Amy Leach Egg, Theare Royal, Bath
ALICE Tweedledee, Dan, Commentator Dir. Lyndsey Turner Sheffield Crucible
JOLLIE: ROGER Self Dir. Pleasance Edinburgh Leicester Square Theatre
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Humpty Dumpty Dir. Lee Lyford Egg, Theatre Royal, Bath
THE NUTCRACKER Elias/Nutcracker Dir. Lee Lyford Theatre Royal, Bath
ROMEO & JULIET Paris, Benvolio Dir. Richard Rusk Night Light Theatre
THE FRENCH DETECTIVE & THE BLUE DOG Floppy, George, Reg Dir. Lee Lyford Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
MY MOTHER TOLD ME NOT TO STARE Bobby Dir. Nina Hajiyianni Theatre Hullabaloo
HEIDI: A GOAT'S TALE Tether Dir. Lee Lyford Theatre Royal Bath
THE NUTCRACKER Kurt Dir. Blanche McIntrye The Nuffield Theatre
ISLANDS Various Dir. Omar Elerian Bush Theatre / Ed Fringe
HENRY V Cousin/King of France Dir. Ellen McDougall Unicorn Theatre
THE LADYKILLERS Louis Harvey Dir. Lee Lyford Watermill Theatre
LITTLE SURE SHOT Pa Dir. Amy Leach The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath
SONGS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Various Dir. Dom Coyote Battersea Arts Theatre/Tour
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