Barry Castagnola

Barry Castagnola

‘A confident, likeable comic … it’s his self deprecating bemusement at his own diary entries, overblown song lyrics, home videos and vintage possessions that holds this show together and provides the most hilarity’ Metro

Over the last few years, Barry has established himself as an extremely accomplished comic performer, writer and actor.  As well as performing stand up on the UK and International comedy circuits, he has created, appeared on and written for numerous television projects.He appeared in the Christmas episode of Greg Davies’s sitcom Man Down (Channel 4) and recently Barry has created and performed a variety of comedy characters for new television shows – The Secret Interview (TwoFour Productions for Channel 5), Eye Spy (Objective for Channel 4) and Dom Joly’s primetime ITV show, Fool Britannia. He was also a regular cast member of the MTV comedy Flash Prank.He was a writer for Ask Rhod Gilbert (BBC1) played the CEO in Office Party at The Pleasance Theatre in Islington, is a regular co-host on The Rhod Gilbert Radio Show(BBCWales) and is the co-host of the topical podcast The Proper Gander.He has performed stand up on The Comedy Store Live (Comedy Central), The Stand Up Show (BBC1), Jongleurs Live (was a regular on Christian OConnells Sunday Serviceand film quiz Popcorn (SKYONE) and also appeared in Comedy Shuffle (BBC3) andComedy Cuts (ITV2).