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Bradley Barlow is a writer, director and performer from West Sussex and is Artistic Director of Pitchy Breath Theatre Company.

He focuses mainly on playwriting – his first, The Family, debuted in 2009 and a revival run in 2010 won an Accolade of Excellence at the National Operatic and Dramatic Awards. Bradley has since written 143 Seconds in 2011, Dead Leaves in 2014, and short play That Night in 2016, all for Pitchy Breath Theatre Company. His latest play, The Last Time We Saw You, debuted for Pitchy Breath in April 2017, receiving a 5-star review. His most recent play, Monsters: a Modern Frankenstein Story, celebrating the 200-year anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, was toured in 2018.

Bradley is currently working on his first collection of short stories titled Everyone Everywhere and has also written reviews and features for websites and magazines such as Cultbox and Sardines.

As well as writing, Bradley has directed and performed on stage and screen for many years. His directorial work includes Closer by Patrick Marber (2010), Blackbird by David Harrower (2011), Tonight at 8.30 by Noel Coward (2011) and 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane (2012), which he also performed in. Since 2014, he has also directed new plays for Pitchy Breath Theatre Company including Surprise! (2015), two shorts in Playing with Fire (2016) and The Truth (2019).

Bradley has performed on stage as Tom in Skylight by David Hare (2007), Game Plan by Alan Ayckbourn (2008), James Steerforth in David Copperfield (2010), Aiden in Scarborough by Fiona Evans (2012). He also originated the roles of Alex in Mokita by Jerrard Moore (2010) and Geoff in Inheritance by Fiona McIntyre, both for Pitchy Breath Theatre Company. Bradley played Trinculo in The Tempest (2016) for Polesden Lacey Shakespeare, as both Cinna the Conspirator and Lepidus in Julius Caesar (2017) for Pitchy Breath Theatre Company. In 2018, Bradley played Lucky Eric in Bouncers (2018) in Dorking. His performance as Andy the lift engineer in The Flats (2019) was reviewed as “brilliantly funny”.

Bradley also works as a freelance designer and has experience working on conference brochures, poster and web banner design. He has also designed products for Redbubble which can be purchased here.