Acting & Performance

Roulette Player, Ilinca Radulian, The Yard 2017

Double Double Act, Made In China, Unicorn Theatre 2017

Weaklings, Chris Goode & Co., Fierce Festival 2015

Elvis/Hamlet (scratch), Nigel & Louise, 2015

This Is How We Die, Ovalhouse, BAC + tour, 2014 – current

Wedding, Glen Neath & Hannah Ringham, Shoreditch Town Hall, 2014

The Man Who Flew Into Space…, Michael Pinchbeck, Forest Fringe, 2014

Outraged, Ashamed and Paid To Be Here,  Speeches to the City / New Situations, 2014

Gym Party, Made In China, BAC, Almeida, Summerhall + more 2013 – 2014

4th October 2113, Mamoru Iriguchi, Fierce Festival 2013

Pied Piper, Jay Miller, The Yard, 2013

KICK, Allegra Galvin / MakeShift, BAC, 2013

Puffball, Caroline Williams, BAC, 2012

Get Stuff Break Free, Made In China, National Theatre, 2012

Zilla pt 1, Andy Field, Sampled Festival + tour, 2012-13

We Hope That You’re Happy (Why Would We Lie?), Made In China, BAC + tour, 2012 – 13

The Bacchae, Jay Miller, The Yard, 2011

Moronic Food Games, Made In China, Home Live Art, 2011

BattleActs!, Accidental Festival at Roundhouse, 2011

Instant Improvisations!, Ken Campbell, Unicorn Theatre, 2009

Threadbare Greebo, 2headedpigeon, Quay Arts Centre, 2008


Radio & Voice Recording

Fiction, David Rosenberg & Glen Neath, Fuel Theatre, 2014 – 2015

Moonscape, Ella Good + Nicki Kent, Home Live Art, 2013

Motor Vehicle Sundown, Andy Field, BAC + The Arches, 2012

Annabel, Emma Harding, BBC Radio 4, 2011


Performance Writing & Devising

Writer – This Is How We Die, Ovalhouse, The Basement, Cambridge Junction & Norwich Arts Centre, 2014 – 2015

Writer – Outraged, Ashamed and Paid To Be Here,  Speeches to the City / New Situations, 2014

Co-creator – Gym Party, Made In China, 2013

Writer – Camera Test, Cut Chorus, 2012

Writer – There’s Something You Should Know Before We Go Any Further, Write By Numbers, 2012

Co-Creator – We Hope That You’re Happy (Why Would We Lie?), Made In China, 2010

Writer – She is Beautiful, She is Barefoot, Write By Numbers, 2010

Writer – Ick!, Soho Theatre (rehearsed reading), 2009

Writer – The Inconsiderate Aberrations of Billy the Kid, 2headedpigeon, 2007


Outside Eye & Dramaturgy

CloudCuckooLanders, LaPelle’s Factory, 2015

Tonight I’m Going to Be the New Me, Made In China, Soho Theatre / Forest Fringe, 2015

A Faultline, Jessica Latowicki, 2013

Get Stuff Break Free, Made In China, National Theatre, 2012

The Perils of Love and Gravity, Michael Keane, Edinburgh Fringe, 2010



MA in Writing for Performance from Goldsmiths (2008 – 2009)

BA(hons) in Contemporary Theatre from East 15 Acting School (2005 – 2008)



Forest Fringe residency on attachment to Walking (Robert Wilson) at Norfolk and Norwich Festival (Aug 2012)



Off West End Award for This Is How We Die 2015

Arches Brick Award for This Is How We Die at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014

ThreeWeeks Editor’s Choice Award for The Inconsiderate Aberrations of Billy the Kid at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2009


Press Quotes

‘if gonzo journalism ever needed a news anchor this would be the guy’ – Exeunt


‘part beat poet, part swaggering frontman’ – Catherine Love


‘a really special performance talent’ – Total Theatre


‘achingly hip and frighteningly savage’ – The Guardian


‘he delivers the audience to some sort of higher providence.’ – A Younger Theatre


‘a beautiful maniac onstage with a microphone’ – Snap Reviews


‘a compulsive persona, charming but repellent, a bug-eyed vampire’ – Exeunt


‘Christopher Brett Bailey is back in town and holding court like a bugged out gonzo king… he’s filling the underground with menace and death…’  – Phonic FM


‘Christopher Brett Bailey looks like an exclamation mark’ – The Stage


‘perfection’ – Three Weeks


‘Bailey is a real hoot…great comic timing.’ – One Stop Arts


‘Bailey makes the deepest impression. He comes across as a youthful Christopher Walken, watchful and sinister.’ – Evening Standard


‘like being trapped in a room with Christopher Walken’s Annie Hall cameo for an hour’ – The Stage


‘a sort of young Christopher Walken with cool hair’ – Everything Theatre


‘Tilda Swinton lookalike’ – A Younger Theatre


‘an endearingly Ferris Bueller like figure, softly spoken and mildly hypochondriacal’ – Exuent,


‘the architectural magnificence of Bailey’s hair is a performance in itself.’  – Maddy Costa,




The above is a list of acting and theatre-making credits. Should you require an acting headshot or a music/sound CV please get in touch! c_t_bailey @ hotmail . com