About me

Barry Edwards

First professional production at the Brighton Combination then director of companies Apple Theatre, Ritual Theatre and Paradise Foundry. Artistic Director of Optik Theatre since its formation in 1981, touring internationally and the UK.  Many productions of new writing, most recently for Scenepool Productions in London and Bristol. For the WW1 Centenary Commemoration produced and directed three programmes of plays by the early twentieth century pioneer Gertrude Jennings. Launched THE SCRIPT ROOM in 2016 with to date  six performance events produced in partnership with Richmond Libraries showcasing the work of new and established writers.