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Patrick Barlow

Patrick Barlow

Patrick Barlow is renowned for his four-person adaptation of The 39 Steps which has played in over forty countries world-wide. It has won Olivier, Helpmann, Moliere and Tony Awards and made Patrick the most performed playwright in America for 2012. Patrick is celebrated in the UK for his two-man theatre company National Theatre of Brent,whose comedy epics include Wagner’s Ring Cycle, The Charles and Diana Story, The Messiah, The Wonder of Sex, The Arts and How They Was Done, The Black Hole of Calcutta, The Life and Times of the Dalai Lama and Zulu! They have won two Sony Gold Awards, a Premier Ondas Award for Best European Comedy and the New York Festival Gold Award for Best Comedy. Other screenwriting includes Van Gogh (Prix Futura Berlin Film Festival), Revolution!! (Best Comedy Jerusalem Film Festival) and the BAFTA-winning Young Visiters. Publications include Shakespeare: The Truth! and The Complete History of the Whole World. Patrick has also appeared in Absolutely Fabulous, Shakespeare in Love, Notting Hill, Nanny McPhee and Bridget Jones' Diary. On stage he has appeared as Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum, Truscott in Joe Orton’s Loot, Humphry in Simon Gray’s The Common Pursuit and Toad in the Royal National Theatre’s The Wind in the Willows. He is currently writing two further four person epics, A Christmas Carol, Ben-Hur and The Hound of the Baskervilles.


Samuel French Titles by Patrick Barlow