DAVID BARRY Actor/Writer

Crime Fiction Novelist

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER &

VIVIEN LEIGH

Marching to save St James's Theatre and I marched with them when I appeared as Young Lucius in William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, touring to Paris, Venice, Belgrade, Zagreb, Vienna and Warsaw.

A DAY IN THE LIVES OF FRANKIE ABBOTT

The more mature Frankie in Beechwood Care Home in East London, the play which toured, produced by Misty Moon, and played the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016

I have adapted the play into a TV sitcom. A full half-hour script is available, plus five more storylines for further episodes.

See the promo video for the audience reaction of the first night at Phoenix Artist Club on April 20th, following a sell-out performance. Click on FirstNight

Playing Dame in pantomime

As Frankie Abbott in Please Sir! with John Alderton as Bernard Hedges

With Mai Zetterling in Seven Waves Away - US title Abandon Ship.

Starring Tyrone Power and Stephen Boyd.

With Paul Scofield in Graham Greene's The Power and the Glory at the Phoenix Theatre, London in 1956, directed by Peter Brook.

It opened at the Theatre Royal Brighton before transferring to the West End for a limited season.

Michael in The Boys in the Band at New Theatre, Cardiff 1977 with Barry Howard, Johnny Worthy and Eric Leroy.

The play also toured to the MacRobert Centre Stirling and Theatre Royal Norwich.

In a Sing Sing penitentiary cell in 2003 - researching the novel Willie the Actor about real life bank robber William Sutton.

A DAY IN THE LIVES OF FRANKIE ABBOTT

The play was seen by many people in 2016 at the EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL and it received a 5 star review in the EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS.