He acted in the Stratford Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with George Hayes, Anew McMaster, Rachel Kempson, Fabia Drake, Madge Compton, Laidman Browne, and Alice O'Day in the cast. W. Bridges Adams was director.
Did You Know?
In his book "Flaws In The Glass: A Self Portrait", Patrick White
described him: "As a man John was something of a dandy, as an actor a Gielgud (John Gielgud
) manqué. He had flair as a director and should have gone farther than he did if life had not tangled his possibilities".