Billy Barrett

Education

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

Theatre

Breach

My Name is Laura Kieler (workshop - rehearsed reading)
University of Oxford
Director, Co-writer

After the Act (workshop - rehearsed reading)
National Theatre Studio
Director, Co-writer

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

Tank 
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

MA Lab Devised Performance
RADA
Director

Merrily We Roll Along
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Director

Cabaret
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Director

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

An Ordinary Miracle 
- National Youth Theatre
National Youth Theatre Tour 
Dramaturg 

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

Plays

Declan - 
Alistair Hall 
Director

Bonkers - Amelia Stubberfield 
Camden People's Theatre
Director

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

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

Unicorn Party - Nick Field
Camden People’s Theatre / Edinburgh Fringe
Director 

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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