BARROW & IRELAND
COMPOSING / SONGRWITING TEAM
Ben Barrow and Lucy Ireland are writers of contemporary musical theatre, and have been working together since meeting at the Guildford School of Acting in 2016.
They have been fortunate to workshop a large amount of their material, most recently developing an early draft of an original piece entitled, With, Without.
Their new musical, From Here, had its world premiere production at Chiswick Playhouse in July 2021.
Training: Guildford School of Acting
Credits as Musical Supervisor include: Pricked: A Musical Comedy (Original Concept Album), and From Here (Chiswick Playhouse),
Credits as Musical Director include: Rearranged (Iris), The Tempest (South Hill Park Arts Centre), and a filmed stage production of the musical, Ordinary Days.
Credits as Assistant Musical Director include: Footloose (UK & International Tour),
Ben is also one half of writing partnership, Barrow & Ireland with Lucy Ireland.
COMPOSER / SONGRWITER
Solo Albums include: Watercolour Friend.
Theatre credits include: USHERS: The Front of House Musical, A Streetcar
Named Desire, The Usual Suspects, The Physicists, Doctor Faustus; The Importance
of Being Earnest, and Antigone.
Film credits include: Other Dance in Another Place (Short), Schwanger (Short), and
Commercial credits include: St. Paul’s Hotel, Red Light Campaign, and House of Beth.
Christopher is an award-winning sound designer working primarily within the
theatre industry, both in the UK and internationally.
Credits as Sound Designer include: Triple Threat (The Z, Virginia Beach),
The Inheritance (Young Vic, Noël Coward & Ethel Barrymore, Broadway; nominated
for the 2019 Olivier Award and 2021 Tony Award for Best Sound Design, and winner of the 2020 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design in a Play), and Hamlet, starring Tom Hiddleston.
Credits as Associate Sound Designer include: The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Duke of York's), Billy Elliot: The Musical (Seoul, Sydney & Japanese Tour), The Jungle
(St. Ann's Warehouse, New York), Summer and Smoke (Duke of York's),
Mary Stuart (Duke of York’s & UK Tour), Beginning (National), and Labour of Love