Direction for Up in Arms includes While We're Here (Bush Theatre, Farnham Maltings and tour), German Skerries (Orange Tree and tour), Eventide (Arcola and tour, nominated for the Offie for Best Director, 2015), Visitors (Arcola, Bush Theatre and tour, nominated for the Offie Award for Best Director, 2014), Fear of Music (tour with Out of Joint) and At First Sight (tour and Latitude Festival). Other theatre includes Echo's End (Salisbury Playhouse), Thirty Christmases (Supporting Wall), Orca (Papatango at Southwark Playhouse) and Orson's Shadow (Southwark Playhouse). As Staff Director: Man And Superman (National Theatre).
Barney's plays include While We're Here, Echo's End, Eventide and Visitors (winner of the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright). His first novel, Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain, was a Times bestseller. He is an Associate Artist at Oxford Playhouse and the Martin Esslin Playwright in Residence at Keble College, Oxford, and has been named by the Evening Standard as one of the 1000 Most Influential Londoners. His second novel Turning For Home will be published in January 2018, and his play Nightfall will appear in the inaugural Bridge Theatre season in April 2018.
Charlie has worked around the UK and across the world at venues including Sydney Opera House and the Barbican as a stage manager for Kenny Wax, Nick Brooke Ltd, Tall Stories, Complicite, The Wrong Crowd, House, Arcola, Southwark Playhouse, The Point in Eastleigh, Trafalgar Studios and many others. For Up In Arms she has stage managed Fear Of Music, Visitors, Eventide, German Skerries and While We're Here.
We are an associate company of Farnham Maltings, Watford Palace Theatre and The North Wall
Lauren Clancy, Iain Gillie, Lucy Howe, Peter Lawlor, Tom Lyons, Frances Macadam, Michael Marks
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