Tristan Bernays

Tristan is a writer and performer from London. His work has been performed at Soho Theatre, Bush Theatre, National Theatre Studio, Roundhouse and Southwark Playhouse.

Tristan’s new play Boudica will be performed at The Globe in September 2017 as part of Emma Rice’s Summer of Love season.

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 Scotsmanand 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) and a 2018 UK tour is being planned.

He recently adapted Frankenstein for at Wiltons’ Music Hall and performed in his own brand new play Testament at VAULT Festival 2017, where it won the Show Of The Week.

He was also a member Bush Theatre’s Emerging Writers Group 2016/17. / @tristanbernays





– 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



 – Frankenstein –

“Perhaps the most honest, understated and utterly captivating version of Frankenstein to have ever graced the stage… Subtle, simple and emotionally charged”
★★★★★  West End Wilma

“Explosive…fast-paced and intimate”
★★★★  A Younger Theatre


– Testament –

“Intriguing, gripping stuff”  ★★★★★ LondonTheatre1

“A thoroughly engaging watch.” Exeunt Magazine






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