Johnny Austin

Johnny is an actor, writer and director who has worked extensively in theatre, radio, film and television for over 15 years. Johnny was awarded the New Playwrights 2011 Award by the Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, and the 2011 Eileen Gallagher and Ann McManus Scholarship by Shed Productions. In 2012 he completed a Masters Degree (With Distinction) in TV Fiction Writing at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Johnny has always been particularly keen on work for a children’s audience, and has performed in various Licketyspit productions, as well as directing the 2012 Christmas Quangle Wangle. He has also directed children’s theatre for Scottish Youth Theatre and played the role of Scientist General Linus Curie in Series 7 of the children’s television series MI High on CBBC. In addition to his position on the Board, Johnny is an Associate Artist of Licketyspit.