John McArdle

John’s numerous television credits include playing series regulars in the ITV’s Emmerdale, Channel 4’s Brookside, and BBC’s The Case, Waterloo Road, All the Small Things, and Mersey Beat, for which he won the award for Best Actor in the Regional Television Society Awards 2002

His recent stage credits include An Enemy of the People, Things I Know To Be True (Frantic Assembly) and The Red Lion for Rapture Theatre

The Red Lion

John will tour this summer with Rapture Theatre’s production of The Red Lion

John McArdle in 'Things I Know To Be True'

John McArdle will play Bob Price in the UK Tour of Frantic Assembly’s hugely successful Things I Know To Be True 

The tour begins at the Oxford Playhouse on 27th September.

John McArdle joins cast of 'Emmerdale'

John McArdle has joined ITV’s long-running soap Emmerdale, playing plumber Ronnie Hale.

Ian MacLeod, Emmerdale series producer, on John’s casting:

“I am thrilled to welcome an actor of John’s pedigree to the show.”

John’s first episode will aired on ITV in April 2016.

Reviews for John McArdle in 'An Enemy of the People'

John McArdle played Alasken in An Enemy of the People, directed by David Thacker, at the Bolton Octagon in October 2015.

The press on An Enemy of the People:

  • “John McArdle’s printer Aslaksen is outstanding” – Timothy Ramsden, Reviews Gate
  • “…the cast pitch the characters at just the right level of moral ambivalence…an insightful revival” – 4 stars – Roger Foss, The Stage
  • “All performances were full-hearted” – 4.5 stars – Jim Gillespie, Reviews Hub