Jack
Barry

Comedy writer performer 

Jack is a comedy actor, writer and stand-up who can most recently be seen as series regular in Mae Martin’s sitcom Feel Good series 1&2 (Netflix) and Rose Matafeo’s Starstruck (BBC/HBO). Other recent TV credits include The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One), Dad’s Army: The Lost Episodes (Gold), Catastrophe (Channel 4/Amazon), Cuckoo (BBC Three/Netflix) and Turn Up Charlie (Netflix). Not to mention he had a brief stint gracing screens and crisp packets nationwide as the face of McCoy’s crisps for most of 2017-18.

Jack has written for Mock the Week (BBC2) and one of his viral sketches Get Staffed was shortlisted for Best Comedy Short at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and won Single Funniest Moment at the Portland Comedy Festival.

A sought after live act, Jack was selected as one of eight comedy shows in the Sunday Times’ ‘Best of what’s on at the Edinburgh Festival’ and has provided tour support for comedians including Russell Howard, Marc Maron, James Acaster and Joe Lycett.

Along with being a solo act, Jack writes and performs as one-half of acclaimed sketch duo Twins with Annie McGrath.

★★★★ – The Times, Shortcom, The Skinny, The List

“Some of the finest of British comedy… effortlessly endearing” – ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag

CV

Television

Random Guy 
Director Karen Maine
Avalon for BBC Three, HBO
Jack 
Director Ally Pankiw
Writer Mae Martin
Objective Fiction for Channel 4, Netflix
Waiter 
Director Toby MacDonald
Clerkenwell Films for Netflix
Ollie 
Director Tristram Shapeero
Brown Eyed Boy/Green Door Productions for Netlix
Martin/Russell Syrup 
Director Guy Davidson/Dan Clarke
Mother's Best Child for Channel 4
Nerdy Fan 
Director Iain Morris and Damon Beesley
Fudge Park for BBC Two
Policeman 
Director Ben Kellett
Mercury Productions for UKTV
Himself (Stand-up comedian) 
Director Various
Avalon for Sky One
DJ Johnny 
Director Ben Gregor
Roughcut Television for BBC Three
Waiter 
Director Ben Taylor
Avalon for Channel 4
Various (Sketch) 
Director Various
Talkback for ITV2

Theatre

Himself (Stand-up) 
Banshee Labyrinth/Edinburgh Fringe
Himself (Stand-up) 
Globe Bar
Himself (Stand-up) 
Edinburgh Fringe/Soho Theatre
Himself (Stand-up) 
Pleasance/Edinburgh Festival
Himself (Stand-up) 
Just the Tonic/Edinburgh Festival
Himself (Jack Barry) 
Pleasance/Edinburgh Festival
Himself (Stand-up) 
Pleasance/Edinburgh Festival
Performer 
Pleasance/Edinburgh Festival

Commercial

Boyfriend 
Boyfriend 
Dave 
Tom 
Hero 
Erroll