Billy Barrett


Queen Mary University of London - MA Theatre and Performance
Distinction. Principal's Prize & Marjorie Thompson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

University of Warwick (and Paris-Sorbonne) - BA English and Theatre Studies 
First Class



Joan of Leeds
New Diorama Theatre
Director, Co-writer

It’s True, It’s True, It’s True 
Edinburgh Fringe, New Diorama Theatre, UK Tour, BBC Four
Director, Co-writer
Fringe First Award
The Stage Award for Acting Excellence (full cast) 

The Drill 
Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Director, Co-writer

The Half-Acre (part of Fair Field with Penned in the Margins)
Shoreditch Town Hall
Co-director, Co-writer

Edinburgh Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Producer, Co-director, Co-writer
Fringe First Award

The Beanfield
Edinburgh Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Director, Co-writer, Performer
Total Theatre Award

Students & Young People

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Jackal Run
Guildhall School of Music and Drama 
Director, Co-writer (with Breach)

An Ordinary Miracle 
- National Youth Theatre
National Youth Theatre Tour 

Junction Young Company 2020-2022
Cambridge Junction
Co-director (with Breach)

Solo Shows

Bonkers - Amelia Stubberfield
Camden People's Theatre

An Idea Come to Me - Richard Popple
Camden People's Theatre 

Since U Been Gone - HighTide / The Queer House
Edinburgh Fringe / HighTide Festival / Vault Festival

Unicorn Party - Nick Field
Camden People’s Theatre

Theatre Journalism

Reviews and features for publications including The Scotsman, The Space, Fest, Exeunt Magazine
The Sunday Times Harold Hobson Student Drama Critic Award 2014
Shortlisted: Guardian Student Critic of the Year 2014

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