Bernie C. Byrnes

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2015Bernie Byrnes light-hearted script is laced with great one-liners and, like all good observational comedy
Tim Wilcock
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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018Director
Theatre
As You Like ItNetwork Theatre Company
Network Theatre
2018Director
Theatre
All I Wanted Was A Doll by Brian DanielsPluto Productions Ltd
Riley Theatre, Leeds
2017Director
Theatre
Fever Pitch the OperaHighbury Opera Theatre
Union Chapel
2017Director
Theatre
HypozeuxisFunk Format
Victorious Festival
2017Director
Theatre
Fighting For Life by Brian DanielsPluto Productions Ltd
Hampstead
2017Director
Theatre
Lonely_city by Kluane SaundersKluane Saunders Productions
Engine Room
2016Director
Theatre
What Are You Doing Here Mate?Pamodzi Creatives
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
2015Dramaturg
Theatre
An Old Fashioned GirlKluane Saunders
Clapham Fringe
2015Writer/Director
Theatre
The Dos and Don'ts of Online DatingBeauty Consultant Bureau
C Venue
2015Writer/Director
Theatre
The Princess and the PeaC Venues
C Venue
2015Director
Theatre
Adolf in ToxtethAdenuff Productions
Unity Theatre
2015Director
Theatre
Where's Your Mama GoneNew End Theatre Beyond
Hen and Chickens, Islington
2015Director
Theatre
VolponeNetwork Theatre Company
Network Theatre
2014Director
Theatre
Fiddler on the RoofPortsmouth University
Portsmouth University
2014Dramaturg
Theatre
Solas FaeD Project
Darlington Cattle Market
2014Dramaturg
Theatre
Working Title: The Orpheus ProjectNomanstime Automatics
C Too
2014Writer / Director
Film
Is this what you wantedEmma Kelly
2014Writer / Director
Theatre
Dear Mrs PommeroyNew Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
2014Director
Theatre
Ivy Paige 'Kiss and Sell'Ivy Paige
Leicester Square Theatre
2014Director
Theatre
King LearNetwork Theatre Company
2014Director
Theatre
Pole FactorAngry Bairds
Vaults Festival, London
2014Dramaturg
Theatre
Celtic ChristmasThe D Project
2013Director
Theatre
Tommy Cooper's Xmas SpecialIan Carroll Productions
2013Dramaturg
Theatre
Muse of FireShakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
2013Writer / Director
Theatre
Then and NowStreatham Theatre Company
2013Director
Theatre
BeckyShort Plays by
Soho Theatre
2013Director
Theatre
ForegroundShort Plays by
Soho Theatre
2013Dramaturg
Theatre
The Little SoldiersTheatre Re
Cockpit & Pleasance
2013Director
Theatre
Ivy Paige's School of BurlesqueIvy Paige
Leicester Square Theatre
2013Director
Theatre
Ugly DucklingC Venues
Edinburgh Fringe
2013Director
Theatre
StorytimeC Venues
Edinburgh Fringe
2013Director
Theatre
Hansel & GretelC Venues
Edinburgh Fringe
2013Writer / Director
Theatre
Black Seams, Black ScarsArena North
Newcastle Theatre Royal
2013Director
Theatre
Jack Frost's Christmas AdventureSt John's Smith Square
St John's Smith Square
2013Director
Theatre
Dr FaustusNetwork Theatre Company
Network Theatre
2012Writer
Theatre
How's About That Then? The Jimmy Savile StoryCahoots
Guilded Baloon
2012Writer / Director
Theatre
Our IslandI theatre
Singapore
2012Director
Theatre
The TempestRSC Open Stages
Network Theatre
2012Director Crowd Scenes
Theatre
Blown AwayArena North
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
2011 - 2012Writer / Director
Theatre
The Ugly DucklingKipper TIE
Touring
2011Director
Theatre
PomPomRunnawayLOST Theatre Company
Lost Theatre
2011Writer / Director
Theatre
A Long Night in LondonKipper TIE
Oxford House Theatre
2011Writer
Theatre
Interrupted ServiceUgly Sister Productions
Radio
2011Writer / Director
Theatre
The Way of KindnessRoRO Productions
Wimbledon Studio Theatre
2010Writer
Theatre
Becoming MarilynScamp Theatre
Assembly Rooms
2010Writer / Director
Theatre
My Dearest ByronKipper TIE
South Hill Park & Buxton Opera House & Dublin Festival
2010Director
Theatre
Bad BloodUgly Sister Productions
Southwalk Playhouse
2010Writer / Director
Theatre
A Long Night in LondonNetwork Theatre Company
London Tour
2010Assistant Director
Theatre
School for ScandalSouth Hill Park
South Hill Park
2009Writer
Theatre
CloserUgly Sister Productions
White Bear, Kennington
2009Director
Theatre
Tender Deadly VoicesAnotherMidas
South Hill Park
2008Writer / Director
Theatre
Hansel and GretelArena North
Gateshead
2008Writer / Director
Theatre
My Dearest ByronAnotherMidas
National Tour
2008Writer / Director
Theatre
Hillbilly Goats GruffKipper TIE
National Tour
2007Writer / Director
Theatre
WhiffKipper TIE
Touring
2006Writer / Director
Theatre
Hansel and GretelKipper TIE
National Tour
2005Director
Theatre
Cloning AdamACS Random Productions
Baron's Court Theatre, London
2004Writer / Director
Theatre
Milicent's Magical AdventureKipper TIE
National Tour
2004Director
Theatre
Chaucer's Cock TaleAnotherMidas
C Venues
2003Writer / Dramaturge
Theatre
Agua VivaStonecrabs
Blue Elephant, London
2003Writer / Director
Theatre
FloodArena North
Gulbenkien Theatre, Newcastle
2003Director
Theatre
Sex, Drugs & On The DoleAshby Youth Group
Ashby Centre, Southampton
2002Writer / Director
Theatre
UnluckySolent Peoples Theatre
South East Tour
2002Director
Theatre
+veAshby Youth Group
Ashby Centre, Southampton
2002Writer / Director
Theatre
The Mole Who Knew It Was None of His BusinessKipper TIE
National Tour
2002Writer / Director
Theatre
Single and Searching WLTMBigger Fish Theatre
C Venues
2001Writer / Director
Theatre
Tonight Matthew I'm...Arena North
C Venues
2001Director
Theatre
PipedreamsArena North
People's Theatre & C Venues
2000Writer
Theatre
WonderlandBarrow Youth Theatre
Live Theatre, Newcastle
2000Director
Theatre
The TempestArena North
Gosforth Theatre
1999Writer
Theatre
RiotCustoms House Youth Theatre
Gulbenkien Theatre, Newcastle
1999Writer / Director
Theatre
Time Gentlemen PleaseArena North
Live Theatre, Newcastle
1999Director
Theatre
Some Enchanted EveningStage Focus
Live Theatre, Newcastle
1998Director
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamStage Focus
Playhouse, Newcastle
1998Writer / Director
Theatre
Friday Night, Saturday NightTaylor Made Theatre
Bird's Nest Theatre, Deptford
1997Writer / Director
Theatre
Real Live GirlsTaylor Made Theatre
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
1997Writer / Director
Theatre
The Head Wants To See YouNuts
Edinburgh Festival
1996Writer / Director
Theatre
TrapsTaylor Made Theatre
SU Newcastle
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1997MA 20th Century Literature & FilmNewcastle University
    1994P.G.C.E Drama & EnglishU.C.W
    1993BA (Hons) Drama & Theatre StudiesSurrey University

    Additional Skills

    Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

    Referees

    Available on request

    Industry Awards

    Best Monolgue (Raze the Space)

    Best Play (Raze the Space)

    Best Show (Family Ats)

    Arts Council Encouragement Bursary

    Alfred Bradley (short list)

    Hairline Highlight

    National Literary Award

    Student Playwright Award

    About me

    I have been working as a professional writer, director and youth worker since 1995. My specialist interests are in Youth Theatre, Community Theatre, Site Specific Work and Shakespeare.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • DGGB (UK)
    • Equity
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Cross Cultural Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Experimental
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Tragedy
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle