Writer / performer /producer


John Knowles, is a local writer, performer and producer, who creates work through his company It’s Not Us. Alongside fellow writer, Kate Tym, John has written and produced the recent sell out Christmas show The Penny Pincher’s Christmas Carol and the touring show Time Please. As a solo writer his credits include: Toby Belch is Unwell, Hitleria Pizzeria Parts I&II and is this year John is developing two new monologues for the stage, Caliban’s Codex which will be premiered at this year’s Prague Fringe Festival and Punched a self devised piece exploring the character of Punch (from Punch and Judy) and the rise of the Alt-Right. Alongside this, John also supports local stage-writers with his project First Heard, which enables writers to hear their work performed by professional actors.