Michael Barry's CV summary
Writer /director /producer Michael Barry has several decades experience in professional production ‑ directing 100 theatre productions; 200+ screen credits as broadcast TV writer/ Programme Associate; and some 100 credits as
Recorded media production (film, TV, radio): He has produced, directed and scripted an 18 minute short film ("Old Mrs Chundle") of a Thomas Hardy short story (a taster for a major series); a karaoke video ("Vienna"), and an award‑winning Super 8 short ("Image").
He has published sell-through videos (on Vinegrowing & Winemaking); constructed two
substantial interactive viewdatabases for the Foreign Office; has
a major BBC Radio classic dramatization credit ("Zuleika Dobson");
and two broadcast soap opera writing credits (STV's "
Producer of major 4 DVD, 6.5 hour, 27 chapter epic "The 2008 Nether Stowey May Festival and 10th Twinning Anniversary"
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For theatre, he has adapted and directed "Tom Jones", "The Warden", "Love Letters" and other classics, directed many premieres of new theatre work (inc his own "Dead Woman's Ditch"); and set up and ran The Wessex Actors Company from 1993 to 2006.
as writer - available for reading and/or production. 7 plays published/ represented by New Theatre Publications. Rest available directly. Also new pdf brochure (DS A4 3-fold - Nov 2009)
Details of 100 stage productions undertaken as director, often as producer as well.
Some selected press comments on stage productions. (Yet to be uploaded - full reviews and comments).
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He has a number of current film and TV drama projects seeking commissions or co-production deals.
He also has a considerable acting background and is sometimes available as such.
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