Billy Barrett

Education

2015-2018
Queen Mary University of London
MA Theatre and Performance
Distinction
(Dissertation: The Industrial Remains: Working through History in Medieval Re-enactment and Jeremy Deller's "The Battle of Orgreave")
Winner: Principal's Prize, Marjorie Thompson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

2011-2015
University of Warwick (Intercalated year at Paris-Sorbonne)
BA English and Theatre Studies 
First Class

Theatre

2019
Since U Been Gone - HighTide / The Queer House
Edinburgh Fringe / HighTide Festival
Director

2018
Unicorn Party - Nick Field
Camden People’s Theatre
Dramaturg

2018-2019
It’s True, It’s True, It’s True - Breach
Edinburgh Fringe, New Diorama Theatre, UK Tour
Director, Co-writer
Winner: The Scotsman Fringe First Award
Winner: The Stage Award for Acting Excellence 

2017-2018
The Drill - Breach
Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Director (live), Co-writer

2017
The Half-Acre (part of Fair Field - Breach / Penned in the Margins
Ledbury Poetry Festival, Shoreditch Town Hall
Co-director, Co-writer

2016-2017
Tank - Breach
Edinburgh Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Producer, Co-director, Co-writer
Winner: The Scotsman Fringe First Award

2015-2016
The Beanfield - Breach
Edinburgh Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Director (live), Co-writer, Performer
Winner: Total Theatre Award (Emerging Artist or Company)

2010-2011
Virtuous Flock - N10 Productions
Edinburgh Fringe, Arcola Theatre
Writer, Performer

Theatre Journalism

2014-2016
Reviews and features for publications including The Scotsman, The Space, Fest, Exeunt Magazine
Winner: The Sunday Times Harold Hobson Student Drama Critic Award 2014
Shortlisted: Guardian Student Critic of the Year 2014

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