Johnson will play Launce in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Adam in As You Like It and Burglar in Stig of the Dump
Johnson is no stranger to Chester having worked extensively at Theatr Clywd where he has appeared in Silas Marner, Twelve Night, King Lear, Troilus and Cressida, The Cherry Orchard, Happy End, Animal Farm and several of the wonderful Rock and Roll pantomimes.
Last year he joined the New Victoria Theatre at Stoke for the Hoard Festival of new writing that included Unearthed, The Gift, Larksong and Beowulf. At the Stafford and Ludlow Shakespeare Festivals he has been in Comedy of Errors and As you Like It. Other favorites include Of Mice and Men at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Mother Courage at The Manchester Library Theatre, The Tempest, Merrily We Roll Along, Martin Guerre and Mack and Mabel at the Newbury Watermill Theatre and Company, Sugar, Guys and Dolls at Ipswich Wolsey.
Last year he worked with director Philip Wilson on the magical and immersive Grimm Tales at the London Southbank Oxo Tower.