Seth Barrish

Seth Barrish is an actor, director and co-founder of The Barrow Group, a theatre company and acting school in New York City. During his near forty-year career he has directed the award-winning My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, Sleepwalk with Me, The Tricky Part, Pentecost, All the Rage and Old Wicked Songs.

An Actor's Companion

Mike Bartlett

Mike Bartlett's plays have been staged at the National Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre among others. His play Cock won the 2010 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theatre.

Mike Bartlett
My Child
Earthquakes in London
An Intervention
King Charles III
King Charles III
King Charles III (Special Edition) - SIGNED COPY

Neil Bartlett

Neil Bartlett is an acclaimed theatre director, playwright, novelist and translator. As well as creating many original pieces for the stage, his adaptations and translations have been performed throughout the world.

Jekyll and Hyde

Roger Bartlett

Roger Bartlett is a Master Teacher and Examiner with the British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat (BASSC), the UK's leading provider of stage-combat training. He has taught at events and workshops throughout Europe and the United States; schools including the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Nissan Nativ Acting Studio in Jerusalem; and has been the stage-combat teacher at the Birmingham School of Acting since 2003 and City Lit, London, since 2004. He is the author of Stage Combat: Unarmed, published by Nick Hern Books.

He is also an Equity-registered fight director and has worked on many varied productions for venues including Liverpool Everyman, the Bush Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Theatre Royal Bath, Southwark Playhouse, the Finborough Theatre, the Gala Theatre, Durham, and Warwick Castle – and companies including Paines Plough, Sell A Door and Iris Theatre. He was the Associate Fight Director for the National Theatre's worldwide hit One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean.

For film, he has worked as part of the stunt team for the Vertigo Films production Hammer of the Gods, the popular TV show Vikings, and fulfilled a dream when he was able to kill a zombie or two
in Apocalypse.

Having started out as an actor, working on small-scale and fringe-theatre productions and student films, he still regularly acts and directs for the Company of Ten, an amateur theatre company based at the Abbey Theatre, St Albans. He lives in the city with his wife and cat.

Visit his website,

Roger Bartlett
Stage Combat: Unarmed (with Online Video Content)

Arthur Bartow

Arthur Bartow has worked as a professional actor, producer and director, and was the Chair and Artistic Director of the Drama Department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

The Director's Voice
Handbook of Acting Techniques

Tom Basden

Tom Basden's plays include: an adaptation of Dario Fo and Franca Rame's Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Sheffield Theatres, 2022; Lyric Hammersmith and West End, 2023); The Crocodile, an adaptation of a short story by Dostoyevksy (Manchester International Festival, 2015); Holes (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2013; Arcola Theatre, London, 2014); There is a War (as part of the Double Feature season in the Paintframe at the National Theatre); Joseph K, an adaptation of Kafka's The Trial (Gate Theatre, London) and Party (Fringe First Winner; Edinburgh Festival Fringe/Sydney International Festival/Arts Theatre, London).

He has written for some of Britain's best TV comedies, including Peep Show, Fresh Meat, The Wrong Mans and Plebs, which won Best New Comedy at the British Comedy Awards 2013 and Best Scripted Comedy at the RTS Awards 2014. He is also a member of sketch group Cowards, who wrote and performed their own TV series on BBC4.

For Radio 4 he has made two series of Cowards and three series of his sitcom Party, based on his 2009 play.

He has been nominated for a BAFTA three times, and has won a Fringe First and an Edinburgh Comedy Award.

Joseph K
Double Feature: Two
There is a War
The Crocodile
Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Miriam Battye

Miriam Battye is a playwright and screenwriter from Manchester.

Her plays include: Strategic Love Play (Paines Plough, Soho Theatre and Belgrade Theatre, 2023); Scenes with girls (Royal Court Theatre, 2020); Find A Partner (National Theatre Connections) and Trip The Light Fantastic (Bristol Old Vic/Radio 4). She is the recipient of the Harold Pinter Commission 2020.

Her work for television includes Dead Ringers (Amazon) and Succession (HBO).

Scenes with girls
Strategic Love Play

Christopher Bayes

Christopher Bayes is one of the most sought after teachers of Clown and Physical Comedy in the US. He has taught internationally and been on the faculty of many presti­gious institutions, including Yale, The Juilliard School, Brown, and NYU's Graduate Acting Program. He is the co-founder and head of The Funny School of Good Acting in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently Professor and Head of Physical Acting at Yale School of Drama.

Discovering the Clown

Maev Beaty

Maev Beaty is a Canadian actor, writer and voiceover artist.

Secret Life of a Mother