Barry McCarthy started his professional career in 1968 and has since clocked up over 200 stage and screen credits. Among the writers and directors he has worked with...Read More
Barry McCarthy started his professional career in 1968 and has since clocked up over 200 stage and screen credits. Among the writers and directors he has worked with are Adrian Noble, Gregory Doran, Alan Bleasdale, Willie Russell, Michael Attenborough, Richard Eyre, Michael Frayn, Matthew Lloyd, Tim Firth, Julian Jarrold and Stephen Poliakoff. He is known for his association with Alan Ayckbourn, having appeared in over twenty productions of his plays. Five of these were world premieres directed by Sir Alan, and included Jerome in Henceforward… [also UK and World tours], Stanley in Wildest Dreams [also for the Royal Shakespeare Company], and Gilbert in Things We Do For Love for which he received a Barclays Theatre Awards nomination as Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Other work for the Royal Shakespeare Company includes The Canterbury Tales, As You Like It and Back to Methuselah. Recently he has appeared at the National Theatre in The White Guard for Howard Davies, Realism at the Soho Theatre and A Round-Heeled Woman for Jane Prowse. Recent film and TV includes Kinky Boots, Notes on a Scandal, Missing, Doctors and Holby City.Read Less
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