John graduated in 2009 from RADA. His theatre credits since graduating include: Going Underground at Theatre 503, A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Orange Tree, Richmond, The Meat Cooler at Lion & Unicorn, The Carpenter and The White Rabbit for RISE Theatre and Fellow Creatures for Lost Theatre. John was also a member of the National Youth Theatre.
John trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. His first professional engagement was with Riding Lights Theatre Company in 2005 (and it is a great joy to be back!). Shortly thereafter he spent 6 months on the road with Riding Lights' Roughshod company and he last performed with Riding Lights in the role of a truculent Yorkshire goat called Nearly. John has worked with Creation Theatre Company in Oxford, Freedom Theatre in Bath and recently toured with the Quaker Theatre Company. Television appearances include Teachers and Ashes to Ashes. John lives in Hemel Hempstead with wife Morgan, daughter Arwen and baby Samuel.
David has been performing professionally for the last 8 years with his most recent credits including the short film Private Jenkins Is... which was nominated in the IVCA film awards. Favourite roles have included Claudio in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and Sandy in Ben Elton's Gasping. This is the second time David has performed with Riding Lights,and is happy to be back.
Miriam Swainsbury graduated in 2010 from Salford University. During her training Miriam performed with Slung Low, Beyond the Frontline at The Lowry, directed and performed in Tales From Ovid and choreographed Mamma Mia, The Rocky Horror Show and Grease. She enjoyed performing with NYT and YMT:uk. She was awarded Best Performance Prize for her role as Hermione in The Winter's Tale and Nurse in The Wooden Frock. Since graduating she has performed, choreographed and taught with Pyramid Pantomimes, Cinders, Dance Syndrome, Christian Dance Ministries and Artis. Miriam first encountered Riding Lights while touring as an apprentice with Springs Dance Company and is now very excited to be joining them in The Narrow Road.