Barry Creyton has worked extensively in British theatre, television and radio and is known nationally in his native Australia as a major identity in all entertainment media. His plays are produced in more than twenty languages, and his young adult novels are published by Random House.
He has appeared in plays, revues and musicals in London’s West End, in TV series for BBC, London Weekend and ITV, and has been heard in BBC radio productions and the BBC World Service.
In Los Angeles, he’s played Hector Hulot in Cousin Bette and Apollo in The Curse of Oedipus, both for The Antaeus Company, for whom he adapted Noel Coward’s Peace in our Time, winning the Ovation and LA Weekly Theatre awards. He wrote the sketch material for the Off Broadway revue Secrets, which ran for two and a half years. In 2015 he joined the Off Broadway cast of Tribes playing Christopher for LA Theatre Works.
He has been honored with the Kessell Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to Australian theatre as actor, playwright and director, an honorary award from the Variety Club of Australia, and he received the 2014 international Noel Coward Writing Award. He adapts and directs productions for Blackstone Audio – The Tempest, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet – and for LA Theatre Works – Cyrano de Bergerac.