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Billy Barrett

Director

Billy is a director and writer. He is co-AD of the devised theatre company Breach, whose productions he directs and co-writes – including It’s True, It’s True, It’s True (Fringe First/ The Stage Edinburgh Award), Tank (Fringe First Award) and The Beanfield (Total theatre Award).

 

Breach is an associate ensemble at New Diorama Theatre, where many of its shows have premiered before touring the UK and internationally. It’s True, It’s True, It’s True was filmed and broadcast by BBC4.

 

Outside of the company, Billy directs new writing and solo performance, as well as work in drama schools. He previously worked as a theatre critic for publications including The Scotsman, and is currently writing a book about theatre companies.

Credits

THEATRE - As Director & Co-Writer
Date: 2022
Production (role):
AFTER THE ACT (Workshop)
Company:
National Theatre Studio
Date: 2021
Production (role):
JACKAL RUN
Company:
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Date: 2019
Production (role):
JOAN OF LEEDS
Company:
New Diorama Theatre
Date: 2018
Production (role):
IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE
Company:
Edinburgh Fringe, New Diorama Theatre, UK Tour, International Tour
Date: 2017
Production (role):
THE DRILL
Company:
Battersea Arts Centre, New Diorama Theatre, UK Tour
Date: 2016
Production (role):
THE HALF-ACRE (Part of FAIR FIELD)
Company:
Shoreditch Town Hall, Ledbury Poetry Festival
Date: 2016
Production (role):
TANK
Company:
Edinburgh Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
Date: 2015
Production (role):
THE BEANFIELD
Company:
Edinburgh Fringe, New Diorama Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
THEATRE - As Director
Date: 2022
Production (role):
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
Company:
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Date: 2021
Production (role):
CABARET
Company:
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Date: 2020
Production (role):
BONKERS (R&D)
Company:
Camden People's Theatre
Project details:
By Amelia Stubberfield
Date: 2020
Production (role):
SPACE DOMINOES
Company:
Camden People's Theatre
Project details:
By Richard Popple
Date: 2019
Production (role):
SINCE U BEEN GONE
Company:
HighTide / UK Tour
Date: 2019
Production (role):
UNICORN PARTY
Company:
Edinburgh Fringe, Camden People's Theatre, UK Tour
SHORT FILM
Date: 2022
Production (role):
GAIA
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Co-Director / Co-Writer
TELEVISION
Date: 2020
Production (role):
IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Director/ Co-writer

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): AFTER THE ACT (Workshop)
    Company: National Theatre Studio
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): JACKAL RUN
    Company: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): JOAN OF LEEDS
    Company: New Diorama Theatre
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE
    Company: Edinburgh Fringe, New Diorama Theatre, UK Tour, International Tour
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): THE DRILL
    Company: Battersea Arts Centre, New Diorama Theatre, UK Tour
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): THE HALF-ACRE (Part of FAIR FIELD)
    Company: Shoreditch Town Hall, Ledbury Poetry Festival
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): TANK
    Company: Edinburgh Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): THE BEANFIELD
    Company: Edinburgh Fringe, New Diorama Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, UK Tour
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
    Company: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
    Project details:
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): CABARET
    Company: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
    Project details:
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): BONKERS (R&D)
    Company: Camden People's Theatre
    Project details: By Amelia Stubberfield
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): SPACE DOMINOES
    Company: Camden People's Theatre
    Project details: By Richard Popple
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): SINCE U BEEN GONE
    Company: HighTide / UK Tour
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): UNICORN PARTY
    Company: Edinburgh Fringe, Camden People's Theatre, UK Tour
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): GAIA
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Co-Director / Co-Writer
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE, IT'S TRUE
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Director/ Co-writer
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