BARRY MCSTAY by Michael Wharley
Photo: Michael Wharley
Elstree Studios, Shenley Road, Borehamwood WD6 1JG
Phone: 07760 625551
Mobile: 07918 166706
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
County Dublin, Ireland
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:11st. 6lb. (73kg)
Playing Age:28 - 38 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Enthusiastic
Voice Quality:Light

About me:

You can see Barry in action during lockdown in TORRENT (dir. Oscar Toeman) and THE STAR (dir. Eoghan Carrick) here:

Before lockdown, he was rehearsing for a UK tour of VESSEL (dir. Sophie Drake) by Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe.

In March 2020, he filmed a lead role in an advert for An Post, directed by Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman (aka D.A.D.D.Y.)

For the last 4 years, he has been a Maze Master at the Crystal Maze Live Experience London.

Television Stage Film Voice Over Improvisation Commercial Short Film Further Credits
2017, Television, Hotel Receptionist, Eastenders, BBC, Thomas Hescott
2018, Stage, Vin, Libby's Eyes, Bunker Theatre, Spencer Charles Noll
2018, Stage, Paul, All These Maybes - for Bites & Scratches, Fine Mess Theatre, Lucy Atkinson
2015, Stage, Barry, Five Tins and a Matter of Time, The Conker Group, Tara Robinson
2015, Stage, Ciarán, A First Class Death, Baseless Fabric, Joanna Turner
2013, Stage, Rory, Rory and Rascal, Riff Raff Productions, Blythe Stewart
2013, Stage, Actor, Eggshells (as part of "Peep"), Natural Shocks, Donnacadh O'Briain
2013, Stage, Adolphe des Grassins/Doctor Detroit, Eugénie Grandet, Hartshorn-Hook Productions, Donnacadh O'Briain
2013, Stage, Mercutio / Paris, Romeo And Juliet, Lyttleton Playing Fields, Bryony J Thompson
2012, Stage, Mercutio / Paris, Romeo And Juliet, Rosemary Branch Theatre, Bryony J Thompson
2012, Stage, Sebastian, Twelfth Night, Such Stuff Theatre Company, David Timmins
2011, Stage, Ham / Cock / Lion, Noah's Ark, Blue Elephant Theatre, Mhairi Grealis
2011, Stage, Marat, Marat/Sade, East 15, Mike Bradwell
2011, Stage, Various, Shakespeare Workout, Shakespeare Workout, Bruce Wall
2011, Stage, Man, Lovevirtually, Tell It To A Tree, Devised by the cast
2011, Stage, Various, Kiss Her, East 15, Andrea Brooks
2011, Stage, Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein, East 15, Aslihan Evrensel
2011, Stage, Hamlet, Hamlet, East 15, Max Key
2010, Stage, Shooter, Action, East 15, Chris Haydon
2010, Stage, Yasha, The Cherry Orchard, East 15, Andrea Brooks, Jamie Harper
2008, Stage, Pierrot, Oh What A Lovely War, D Company, Dan Herd
2006, Stage, Student, Noise, Painted Filly, Duncan Molloy, Alwyn Lyes
2014, Feature Film, PC Jacobs, Age of Kill, Age of Kill LTD., Neil Jones
Voice Over
2020, Voice Over, Various, Dr Who S12E9: "Ascension of the Cybermen", BBC
2020, Voice Over, Voiceover, Ford "Hopping Mad" Radio Commercial, GTB
2018, Voice Over, Voiceover, Innocent Super Juice (Ireland), Zebra Worldwide
2014, Voice Over, Various ADR, Game Of Thrones Season 4, Louis Elman Associates, Martin Mahon
2014, Voice Over, Various ADR, Love, Rosie, Louis Elman Associates, Christian Ditter
2011, Voice Over, Mr Partridge, The Phoenix Within, Vagabonds Of The Western World, Charles Davidson
2016, Improvisation, Maze Master, The Crystal Maze, Little Lion Entertainment, Dean Rodgers
2017, Improvisation, Detective Mulligan, The Organized Party, Gideon Reeling, Kate Hargreaves
2015, Improvisation, Spy, Street Life Flaneries Private Event, Gideon Reeling, Kate Hargreaves
2015, Improvisation, Bernard, The Big Wedding Makeathon @ Southbank Centre, LASTheatre, Barra Collins
2015, Improvisation, The March Hare, Mad Hatter's Tea Party @ The Curious Arts Festival 2015, LASTheatre, Barra Collins
2014, Improvisation, Patricius, Kings Cross Stories: Battle Bridge, Gideon Reeling, Kate Hargreaves
2014, Improvisation, Mr Fox, Just So Festival, LAS Theatre, Barra Collins
2014, Improvisation, Colonel O'Trooth, The Pyjarmy Regiment at Royal Festival Hall, Gideon Reeling, Kate Hargreaves
2013, Improvisation, Patrick O'Doores, King's Cross Stories, Gideon Reeling, Kate Hargreaves
2012, Improvisation, Doctor/Photographer, Shelf Life, HalfCut, Dan Ball, Joe Iredale
2012, Improvisation, Performer, Impro Murder, Whodunnit, James McLaughlin, Leandro D'Andrea
2020, Commercial, Barry (Lead), An Post Currency Card, D.A.D.D.Y. (Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman)
2017, Commercial, AO Crew Member, AO Britain's Got Talent Ident, Mob Film, Sarah O'Gorman
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Paul, The Star, National eTheatr, Eoghan Carrick
2020, Short Film, Guy, Torrent, National eTheatr, Oscar Toeman
2015, Short Film, Photographer, The Dark Room, Little Spoon Productions, Thomas Hescott
2013, Short Film, Gary, Are You Albert?, Danmakesfilms, Dan Hodgson
2012, Short Film, Pete, You're Promoted!, Keep It Tidy Productions, Ben Garfield
2011, Short Film, Daniel, The Thorns Of Sunshine, Emma Nan Hu, Emma Nan Hu
Further Credits
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Newsreader, Radio DJ, Bogwog, Hightide Festival Theatre, Will Wrightson
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Young Man / Woodcutter, Play Without A Title, ID Theatre Company, Darius Piraitis
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Boy, Beautiful Scar, Miscellany Theatre Company, Yolanda Ferrato
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Timothy/Ludlo/Bob/Matt, Rip Van Winkle - A Folk Musical, Skewbald Theatre, Hayley Byfield
2015, Role Play, Early Christian, Ireland's Ancient East for Tourism Ireland, Tourism Ireland, Martin Maguire
2013, Role Play, Conor, EE Values, Gideon Reeling, Kate Hargreaves
2013, Pantomime, Buttons, Cinderella, DK ProDuKtions, Karen Edwards
2012, Internet, Married Guy, It's Not You, What It Takes Productions, Cristina Lark
2011, Event, Gamesmaster Adam, Search Party, Sing London, Steph Singer
2011, Site Specific, James Cox, Oh What A Lovely War, East 15, Geraldine Pilgrim, Michael Fry, Andrea Brooks
2011, Site Specific, John Dock, 1649 - Living History, East 15, Rafe Beckley, Andrea Brooks


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast, Dublin, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern*, London, RP, West Country
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone-High, Piano
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Living History, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Radio Presenting, Sight-Reading (non-musical), TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Golf, Swimming
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Podcaster, Puppetry, Writer


EAST 15 ACTING SCHOOL, MA Acting, Andrea Brooks (2010 - 2011)

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, BA Hons: English & History (2005-2009)