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Welcome to the Barbican’s press room, where you can contact our Communications team, read press releases and find out the latest news.

Latest press releases

Title Posted on
World premiere of My Neighbour Totoro stage adaptation breaks Barbican box office record 23 May 2022
Soheila Sokhanvari: Rebel Rebel 23 May 2022
Joe Hisaishi and the Royal Shakespeare Company present the world premiere of Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro 11 May 2022
Barbican launches The Edge of the Centre, a new events programme inspired by the Centre’s surrounding creative communities 29 Apr 2022
Winning design team to lead Barbican Centre renewal revealed 27 Apr 2022
Barbican announces Nils Frahm residency for 2024 and line-up details for John Cumming tribute 27 Apr 2022
Barbican to showcase collection of new artworks by emerging artists inspired by the theme of ‘repair’ 22 Apr 2022
Barbican and flipped eye publishing team up for first time for Barbican Young Poets anthology 21 Apr 2022
Barbican announces Lykke Li (22 Oct) and first EFG London Jazz Festival dates (Nov) 20 Apr 2022
Barbican announces "Time for one more? - Celebrating John Cumming" (16 July) 19 Apr 2022
Barbican announces Tigran Hamasyan (14 July) and Sofiane Pamart (17 July) dates 7 Apr 2022
Barbican Cinema: Journeys across Afro-Futurism 7 Apr 2022
Barbican Cinema: May 2022 highlights 6 Apr 2022
Barbican announces its new Autumn-Winter 2022-23 music season 29 Mar 2022
Full event details for Barbican own-promotion concerts Sep 2022 - Jan 2023 29 Mar 2022
A hit of London International Mime Fest - Gecko's The Wedding - returns to the Barbican in June 23 Mar 2022
Three extra weeks added to Anything Goes Barbican season 22 Mar 2022
Barbican announces 2nd Autechre date (7 Oct) and Nabihah Iqbal as support for Arooj Aftab (17 Jun) 16 Mar 2022
National Open Youth Orchestra presents debut performance and world premiere at Milton Court 11 Mar 2022
Barbican announces Autechre date (7 Oct) and line-up for Piano Day (29 Mar) 9 Mar 2022

General info

Contact us

Our working hours are Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

Please do get in touch with any questions – we look forward to hearing from you.

Benno Rembeck
Acting Senior Communications Manager
020 7638 4141 ext: 5055
[email protected]

Ed Maitland Smith
Communications Manager
020 7638 6196
[email protected]

John Kelly
Communications Assistant
020 7382 2389
[email protected]

Angela Dias 
Joint Acting Head of Communications 
020 7382 7168 
[email protected]

Daisy Robinson-Smyth
Communications Assistant – Visual Arts
020 7638 7254
[email protected]  

Anna Dean
Communications Assistant – Visual Arts
020 7638 7440
[email protected]  


Angela Dias 
Joint Acting Head of Communications 
020 7382 7168 
[email protected]

Freddie Todd Fordham
Acting Communications Manager for Theatre and Dance
020 7382 7399
[email protected]


Annikaisa Vainio-Miles
Joint Acting Head of Communications 
020 7382 7090
[email protected]

Sabine Kindel
Communications Manager - Music
020 7382 6199 
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Simone Gibbs
Communications Assistant - Music
020 7382 6196
[email protected]

For enquiries about the London Symphony Orchestra, please contact their press team directly.

Ian Cuthbert
Communications Manager - Cinema
07980 925 352
[email protected]

Sarah Harvey
PR Consultant - Cinema
07958 597 426
[email protected]