PATXI BARCO (San Sebastián, 1959) developed an extensive career in showbiz and worked in movies, theater and televisión. From 1977 to 1981 he studied at the Instituto de Teatro de Barcelona. He finishes his studies specializing in several subjects including his graduation as a multicamera broadcaster.
As an actor he has taken part as well in several movie productions. Feature films such as La conquista de Albania (1983) by Alfonso Ungría; La monja alférez (1986) by Javier Aguirre; A los cuatro vientos (1987) by Jose Antonio Zorrilla; El polizón del Ulises (1987) by Javier Aguirre; Crónica de la guerra carlista 1872-1876 (1988) by Jose María Tuduri; Eskorpion(1989) by Ernesto Tellería; Todos estamos invitados (2008) by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón or El cónsul de Sodoma (2010) by Sigfrid Monleón.
In television he participated in series such as Policías, Periodistas, Hospital Central, Amar en tiempos revueltos, Sin tetas no hay paraíso, Javier ya no vive solo, Plats Bruts,...
As a scriptwriter and director for programs for the Basque television such as Kaixo 87, La Traka, Kaixo 89, Bertan Zoro and for other channels: La Bola de Cristal (TVE), Puerta Cerrada (TeleMadrid), Tercera Planta Inspección Fiscal (TVE)
As a TV broadcaster he has been responsible for programs like Ciudadanos or the comedy Jaun ta Jabe, Kilker Dema or Metrópolis. He was also the director and producer of the 100th anniversary gala for the Bilbao Athletic Club.
He directed two full length movies for the big screen: El Final de la Noche (2004) that was chosen for the International Film Festival of San Sebastián; El Cazador de Dragones (2010) and Sabin (2011), a movie produced for TV.
As a director and theatre producer he produced 14 shows among others: Estás ahí?, El Apagón, Todo Shakespeare o casi, Club de Caballeros or Por los Pelos. He wrote and directed the shows Los Golden en blanco y negro and Los Golden en serio, for the Golden Apple Quartet.