Barry Mathias Sparkle is a 26-year-old IT technician who enjoys playing video games, jigsaw puzzles and attending museums. He is bright and brave, but can also be very sneaky and a bit selfish.
He is Colombian who defines himself as bisexual. He finished school and then left academia. He has a severe phobia of apostrophes
Physically, Barry is not in great shape. He needs to lose quite a lot of weight. He is short with bronze skin, blonde hair and brown eyes. He has an unusually long nose.
He grew up in a middle class neighbourhood. After his father died when he was young, he was raised by his mother
He is currently single. His most recent romance was with a cleaner called Warren Brooke Martinez, who was the same age as him. They broke up because Barry got fed up of being taken advantage of.
Barry’s best friend is an IT technician called Shirley Powell. They get on well most of the time. He also hangs around with Vivian Cooper and Dale Chapman. They enjoy ferret racing together.