Drama – design index


Costume for Leontine, headdress

The Birdwatcher / Monsieur Chasse

Scenery: Barry Kay [?]
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 18 January 1966
Hampstead Theatre Club [?]1
Hampstead Theatre, London
Richard Cottrell, direction


Headdress for Alice, Act II

The Dance of Death

Scenery: Laurie Dennett (co-designer)
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 15 September 1983
Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Kenneth MacMillan, direction


Set design

Hamlet [unconfirmed]

Scenery: Barry Kay (set design, drawing; purpose unknown)


Henry Woolf as The Client

The Keyhole / Le Serrure

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 2 July 1964
Royal Shakespeare Company
Aldwych Theatre, London
Garry O'Connor, direction


Model, scale 1:25

Kindly Monkeys

Scenery: Barry Kay
Première 17 March 1965
New Arts Theatre Company
New Arts Theatre, London
Krishna Shah, direction


Set design, Act [?]

Love’s Labour’s Lost

Scenery: Barry Kay
The Union Theatre Repertory Company (UTRC) [?]
Union Theatre, Melbourne [?]


Set design

Measure for Measure

Scenery: Barry Kay, permanent set
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 19 November 1957
Old Vic Company
Old Vic Theatre, London
Maraget Webster, direction



Set design, section

No Why

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 2 July 1964
Royal Shakespeare Company
Aldwych Theatre, London
John Schlesinger, direction


Set design

Picnic: A Summer Romance

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 14 April 1958
The Belgrade Theatre Company
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Peter Dews, direction

Romanoff and Juliet

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay [?]
Première 28 April 1958
The Belgrade Theatre Company
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Peter Streuli, direction

Saint Joan

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay [?]
Première 12 May 1958
The Belgrade Theatre Company
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Peter Streuli, direction


Set design, detail, interior of the Leech house, Carlton, Melbourne

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Scenery: Barry Kay [?]2
Costumes: Barry Kay (in conjunction with Anne Fraser) [?]
Première 28 November 1955
The Union Theatre Repertory Company (UTRC)
Union Theatre, Melbourne
John Sumner, direction

The Taming of the Shrew

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay [?] (co-designer Barbara Newman)
National Theatre Movement of Australia
Princess Theatre, Melbourne


Set design, Act II

The Thieves’ Carnival / Le Bal des Voleurs

Scenery: Barry Kay [?]
Costumes: Barry Kay [?] (probably as assistant designer to Anne Fraser)
Première 10 January 1956
Melbourne University Student Theatre
Union House Theatre, Melbourne
Wal Cherry, direction


Costume design for Jennifer Clulow as Esther Magneau

Victor ou les Enfants au Pouvoir

Scenery: Barry Kay
Costumes: Barry Kay
Première 5 August 1964
Royal Shakespeare Company
Aldwych Theatre, London
Robin Midgley, direction