Barrie trained at The Oldham Theatre Workshop in Manchester, and studied Acting and Musical Theatre at the University Of Hertfordshire where he gained a degree in Performing Arts.
His Theatre credits include: Zero, Joined At the Hip, The Cakewalk, and The Crickets Sing (Dudley Theatre, New York); A Chorus Line and Nicholas Nickleby (Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage); The Magic Nutcracker (Alban Arena, St Albans); The Rocky Horror Show (Forum, London); Snow White & The 7 Dwarfes (Parr Hall, Warrington); Sleeping Beauty (Middlesborough Theatre & Stockport Plaza); Enchanted (Valley Gardens, Pontefract); Cinderella (Carriage works Theatre, Leeds); Aladdin (Oldham Coliseum & PMA); Innit-Urban Musical (The Lowry, Manchester); The Chemistry Set (Mansfield Palace Theatre); A Gladiator On The Town (Salford Arts Theatre); The Gingerbread Man, Bottoms Up, Teechers and Little Red Riding Hood (Liverpool Actors Studio); Nevilles Island (Marches Theatre Co – Wightman Theatre) and Dick Whittington (Chester Theatres).
TV & Film credits include: Seizure (Quickfoot Media); The Writer (Bradford WWI); Saucy Butty (Fuzzy Duck Creative); Rough & Ready (Howizter Films); House of Anubis (Lime Pictures/Nickelodeon); Ghost Writer (ITV Yorkshire); Everything But The Ball (ITV Yorkshire); Britain’s Got Pop Factor (ITV Granada); Burn It (BBC) Grange Hill (BBC); Move Like Michael Jackson (BBC); and many television commercials.
Barrie is also an accomplished dancer/choreographer and has worked on many corporate events and various pop videos.
Barrie is also the Artistic Director of English Rice Productions and most recently he wrote, directed and produced two brand new stage musicals based on Much Ado About Nothing and Kiss Me Kate- GLeeds and Everything Under The Sun for The Leeds Light Arts Festival. As well as his stage productions he has just written a new TV Sitcom NOMADS due to go into production in 2019.
Corporate training, media and facilitation for many clients including the Legal, Medical and Health and Safety sectors.