June 7, 2018

Barney is the Musical Supervisor for Director and Choreographer Nick Winston's 

new Production of the smash hit show, Rock of Ages.

Produced by Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Heigh-Ellery and Selladoor Worldwide.

The show starts its UK Tour in September and is curre...

February 15, 2018

Barney conducted the recent monthly Playthrough for the London Musical Theatre Orchestra. With a huge Ensemble and 60-70 strong Orchestra it sounded absolutely marvellous!

You can sign up to be involved with future Playthroughs and Concerts on their website


November 8, 2017

Barney is Musical Director for Qdos Entertainment's Pantomime at The Wycombe Swan.

Fe-fi-fo-fum, a giant of a pantomime comes to High Wycombe!
A mighty beanstalk will grow on St Mary Street as the giant pantomime adventure Jack and the Beanstalk comes to Wycombe...

September 19, 2017

 Barney is the Musical Director and Orchestrator on Alain Boublil's new piece, 'Manhattan Parisienne.'

The work is part of The Other Palace's 'Work in Progress' series.

Bruce Guthrie (Rent) will direct Noa Bodner (A Tale of Two Cities, Royal & Derngate), Richard Emerson...

September 4, 2017

Barney was invited to coach the very talented Busking Finalists prior to the GIGS BIG BUSK Competition Finale on 3rd September 2017.

The competition is open to performers aged 11-25, whatever their musical style, from classical to country, folk to pop and everything in...

July 13, 2017

Barney was working with the brilliant Students of Arts Educational School London in their last week of term.

Teaming up with brilliant Director/Choreographer Grant Murphy, they worked on a very small but very intense 5 minute section of Bartram and Hill's 'The Adventure...

June 24, 2017

Barney is now depping on Disney's The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in London.

Released in 1994, The Lion King is one of Disney’s most popular modern movies. At the 1995 Oscars it won the awards for Best Music: Original Score for Hans Zimmer’s score and Best Music: Or...

March 25, 2017

Barney is delighted to now be represented by Gavin Barker at Gavin Barker Associates.

Gavin Barker Associates
2d Wimpole Street

Tel: 020 7499 4777
Fax: 020 7499 3777


Managing Director: GAVIN BARKER 
Associate Directo...

July 19, 2016

Barney is the Musical Director for the Sunny Afternoon Tour 2016/17

The show, which won four Olivier awards last year, will embark on a national tour beginning at Manchester Opera House on August 19.

It will tour throughout the remainder of 2016 and into 2017, visiting v...

December 9, 2015


Barney is the Musical Director for Mrs Henderson Presents at the Noel Coward Theatre.


Book & Director - Terry Johnson

Lyrics - Don Black

Music - George Fenton & Simon Chamberlain

Musical Supervisor, Vocal and Dance Arrangements - Mike Dixon

Musical Director - Barney Ashwo...

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