The Emperor played by Barrie Rutter
The Captive Queen (2018)
Written by: John Dryden
Rutter is the Founder and Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides.
Work for Northern Broadsides as director and actor includes: Richard III, The Merry Wives, Poetry or Bust, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Cracked Pot, The Blood of Dracula, The Passion, Romeo and Juliet, Antony and Cleopatra, Samson Agonistes, The Trackers of Oxyrhyncus, Twelfth Night, King Lear, The Mysteries 2000, Much Ado About Nothing, Alcestis, King John, Oedipus, Macbeth, Henry V, Antigone, The Merchant of Venice, Comedy of Errors, Sweet William, School for Scandal, The Wars of the Roses, The Man With Two Gaffers, The Tempest, Lisa’s Sex Strike, Othello, Medea, The Game, We are Three Sisters, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Rutherford & Son, An August Bank Holiday Lark, King Lear, When We Are Married, Richard III, and For Love Or Money.
Other theatre includes: Henry IV, Henry V, Coriolanus, The Taming of the Shrew (RSC); The Mysteries, The Crucible, Guys and Dolls, The Oresteia, The Rivals, Animal Farm, Martine and The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus (Royal National Theatre).
Barry was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours 2015.