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Adam Barnard

Director, Writer


Nick Quinn

Adam began his career as a theatre director and now increasingly writes. He was previously Joint Director of Company of Angels and Artistic Director of Activated Image. He was awarded the 2014 Leverhulme Arts Scholarship.

Theatre As Writer

BUCKETS (Orange Tree) 2015
Dir: Rania Jumaily

INVISIBLE (Theatre Royal Plymouth) 2015
Play for young performers – Playhouse Project

CLOSER SCRUTINY (Orange Tree) 2014
Dir: Adam Barnard
In rep, part of a festival of one-act plays marking Sam Walters’ retirement

I.S.S.(Y) (short play, Wilderness Festival) 2013

TOO SMALL TO BE A PLANET (short play, Company of Angels / Latitude) 2012
Presented at GRIPS, Berlin 2014 as ZU KLEIN, UM EIN PLANET ZU SEIN trans. Henrik Adler

SIXTEEN (short play, Islington Community Theatre / Old Red Lion) 2010
Dir: Ned Glasier

THE SPIT OF ME (short play, nabokov / Southwark Playhouse) 2010
Dir: Mel Hillyard

Selected Theatre As Director

NORDOST by Torsten Buchsteiner trans. David Tushingham (Salisbury Playhouse / tour)

THE COMPANY MAN by Torben Betts (Orange Tree)

THE MAP MAKER’S SORROW by Chris Lee (Eklektisk, Copenhagen)

THE STORY OF VASCO by Georges Schehadé / Ted Hughes (Orange Tree)

LIE OF THE LAND by Torben Betts (Arcola / Pleasance)

ORDINARY DREAMS by Marcus Markou (Trafalgar Studios)

FACE VALUE by Dawn King (Stephen Joseph Theatre)

PRO-ACTIVE by Alma Cullen (Stephen Joseph Theatre)

THE SWING OF THINGS by Torben Betts (Stephen Joseph Theatre)


YOU WERE AFTER POETRY by Steven Bloomer (HighTide)

THREE IN THE BACK TWO IN THE HEAD by Jason Sherman (Orange Tree)

THE LITTLE YEARS by John Mighton (Orange Tree)

PATIENCE by Jason Sherman (Finborough)

THE PRINCIPLE OF MOTION (devised, Edinburgh Underbelly)

AMY EVANS’ STRIKE by John Finnemore (Edinburgh Fringe)

LATIN! by Stephen Fry (King’s Head / tour)

Short Films (as Writer-Director)

PIPE UP (2011)
PASS IT ON (2012)
All produced by Company of Angels / Equality and Human Rights Commission –

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