John wrote an episode of the final series of SHAMELESS for Company/C4 and he is a regular contributor to CORONATION STREET, writing more than sixty episodes since joining the team in September 2008. Prior to that, he spent a year writing on EMMERDALE. He previously worked as a storyliner on both shows and has an MA in Writing for Television and Radio from Salford University.


Before he began writing, John was an actor. His feature film credits include Look Into My Eyes and One Against The Wind and his television credits include Brookside, The Bill, Grange Hill and London Bridge.