Tristan Bernays

Tristan is a writer and performer from London. He has had work commissioned by the Old Vic and Ideas Tap, and his work has been developed and performed at Soho Theatre, Bush Theatre, National Theatre Studio, Roundhouse and Southwark Playhouse.


His one man show The Bread & The Beer received rave reviews at Edinburgh Festival 2013 (“WOW… one of the most of the most action-packed dynamic shows of the Fringe.” ★★★★ The Scotsman) and transferred to Soho Theatre before a UK tour. His most recent show Teddy at Southwark Playhouse won Best New Musical from the Off West End Award 2016 (“Energy and invention abound. Remarkable.” ★★★★ Evening Standard).


He is currently adapting Frankenstein for Watermill Theatre to be performed in Oct 2016, and a new play Old Fools will be produced by Epsilon Productions, To the Moon and Theatre Bench in 2017.





– Teddy –

Teddy was the winner of the Off West End Award for Best New Musical 2016


“It’s an absolute blast of a night, a fun, punchy, poignant homage to London’s past and an evening that will have you jiving on your way out.”

★★★★ Time Out


“Energy and invention abound. Remarkable.”

★★★★ Evening Standard


“A game changer that pushes the integrated musical play forwards.”

★★★★ The Stage



– The Bread & The Beer –

“WOW… one of the most of the most action-packed dynamic shows of the Fringe. The effects are dazzling…”

★★★★ The Scotsman


“MUST SEE SHOW! … the piece is delivered with such energy, such force and charm, that it carries its audience along on a wave of words.”

The Stage







Tristan Bernays
is represented by:
Katie Langridge
+44 20 3397 2901