Musician played by Stu Barker
Tristan & Yseult (2017)
Written by: Carl Grose and Anna Maria Murphy
Stu has worked extensively as composer/musical director with Kneehigh over the last 20 years.
Work as composer and musical director includes: 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, A Matter of Life and Death, Tristan & Yseult (National Theatre); Brief Encounter (Broadway/West End); Cymbeline, Don John (RSC); Hansel and Gretel (Bristol Old Vic); The Bacchae, The Wooden Frock (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Nights at the Circus, The Red Shoes (Lyric Hammersmith); The Wild Bride, Rapunzel, Midnight Pumpkin (Battersea Arts Centre), and Pandora’s Box (Northern Stage). Stu has also worked with Bristol Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Welfare State International, Contact Theatre, Horse and Bamboo, Liverpool Lantern Company, And Now and Travelling Light.
Previous work for Shakespeare’s Globe includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale, and Romeo and Juliet.
Television includes: The Cult of the Suicide Bomber, and Beyond Grief.
Other music includes: trombonist with C. W. Stoneking & His Primitive Horn Orchestra.