David Barry


David Barry has been an actor for almost 50 years having started as a child actor.  He played Frankie Abbott in the 70s sitcoms “Please, Sir!” and “Fenn Street Gang”, and also appeared in the film of “Please, Sir!”

David has appeared in countless theatre and TVproductions, including episodes of The Bill, Never the Twain and A Mind to Kill. His films include the Walt Disney version of The Prince and the Pauper, Abandon Ship, starring Tyrone Power and Mai Zetterling, and he played Elvis, Stratford Johns’s nephew in George and Mildred, the Movie.

David’s autobiography Flashback – An Actor’s Life was published in 2006, and includes his childhood memoirs of touring Europe in Titus Andronicus in 1957 with Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh as well as working on “Please, Sir!”. He has also recorded it as an audio book which is published by Oak Tree Press and it is available on Amazon’s Audible. His published novels include: Mr Micawber Down Under, (Hale Books) and three Inspector Lambert thrillers, Each Man Kills, The Wrecking Bar and Missing Persons written in his own name of Meurig Jones. The Ice Cream Time Machine (for children) Willie the Actor,
Careless Talk, and More Careless Talk are all published by Andrews UK. His Freddie
Weston thrillers include Muscle (Thames River Press) and A Deadly Diversion
(Acorn Books).

David lives in Tunbridge Wells and has two grown up children.


Misty Moon Event

  • An Evening With David Barry – 16th August 2014