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Frances Barber STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Revival , 2023
Elsa

[West End]
West End Revival, 2018
Mrs. Cheveley

[London Fringe]
Original London Production, 2001
Billie Trix

[Broadway]
1909
Ship Passenger


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Show of the Week: Tickets From £25 for THE UNFRIEND

Show of the Week: tickets from £25 for The Unfriend. Unfriend noun. A person, often met on holiday, who doesn’t understand that “let’s keep in touch” means “goodbye.” Sometimes a murderer. 

Review: THE UNFRIEND, Wyndham's Theatre

Lee Mack and Frances Barber lead a fine cast in Steven Moffat's comedy, sailing back into the West End for a limited run

Video: Watch a Sneak Peek of the West End Return of THE UNFRIEND

An all-new sneak peek video has been released for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend, which is now playing at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Photos: First Look at THE UNFRIEND at Wyndham's Theatre

Producers Playful Productions has  released production photos for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend, which is now playing at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Video: Ian McKellen Stars In Filmed Production of HAMLET Headed To UK Cinemas In 2024

Ian McKellen is reprising the title role in William Shakespeare's Hamlet in a film adaptation of Sean Mathias' acclaimed 2021 production at Theatre Royal Windsor. Watch the trailer!

Photos: First Look at Rehearsals for West End Return of THE UNFRIEND

Producers Playful Productions have released rehearsal images ahead of the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend which opens at the Wyndham's Theatre next week from 16 December. See all the rehearsal photos below.

Cast Set For the West End Return of THE UNFRIEND

Producers Playful Productions has announced the full cast for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend. Rehearsals are underway ahead of performances beginning at the Wyndhams’ Theatre on 16 December.

Onsale Now: The West End Return of THE UNFRIEND

Now Onsale: The West End Return of The Unfriend Unfriend-noun. A person, often met on holiday, who doesn’t understand that “let’s keep in touch” means “goodbye.” Sometimes a murderer.

THE UNFRIEND Returns to the West End in December

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend will be making its return to the West End this year. The show will open in previews at Wyndham's Theatre on 16 December and will run until 9 March 2024, with a press night on 9 January 2024.

Review Roundup: THE UNFRIEND at the Criterion Theatre

Following its acclaimed sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, The Unfriend has now opened in the West End for a strictly limited run from 15 January. This riotous dark comedy from writer Steven Moffat and director Mark Gatiss, the award- winning team behind BBC's Sherlock, stars an uproarious cast including Reece Shearsmith, Amanda Abington and Frances Barber. What did the critics think of Steven Moffat's dark comedy?

Review: THE UNFRIEND, Criterion Theatre

As much a comedy of menace as it is a comedy of manners.

NOISES OFF Leads our Top Ten Shows For January

We start the 2023 as we mean to go on; with some cracking West End shows. From some well-deserved transfers from the Theatre Royal Bath and Chichester Festival Theatre, to the UK premiere of George Takei's musical and the unknown story of Charlie  Chaplin and  Stan Laurel there are some true theatrical treats in store in January.

Tour Announced For The Premiere of WODEHOUSE IN WONDERLAND

Cahoots Theatre Company Ltd in association with Jamie Clark Theatre presents the UK premiere of William Humble's play Wodehouse in Wonderland, starring Robert Daws and directed by Robin Herford, on a UK Tour which opens at Malvern Theatres on 26 January 2023.  

Mark Gatiss' Production of Steven Moffat's THE UNFRIEND Will Transfer To The Criterion Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre's critically acclaimed, sold out production of Steven Moffat's riotous and effortlessly entertaining comedy The Unfriend will transfer to the Criterion Theatre, previewing from 15 January with a press night on 19 January 2023 and playing until 16 April.

VIDEO: Adrian Scarborough Stars in THE CHELSEA DETECTIVE Trailer

DI Arnold (Scarborough) lives on a houseboat on the Thames, in Chelsea, after separating from his art dealer wife Astrid (Anamaria Marinca), just yards from some of the most valuable real estate in Europe. Chelsea is a beautiful borough for beautiful people, but it has a dark underside of deprivation, violence, greed – and murder.

HAMLET Starring Ian McKellen Extends Run at Theatre Royal Windsor

The reimagined age, colour, and gender-blind production, directed by Sean Mathias, sees Ian McKellen lead a permanent company in two plays including: Francesca Annis, Frances Barber, Jonathan Hyde, and Jenny Seagrove.

2021 Off West End Award Winners Announced

In this ‘special circumstances’ year, the Offies 2021 Awards Ceremony celebrated the creativity and resilience of our artists in fringe, alternative and independent theatre in a time of crisis who have found new ways to produce fresh and inventive work for thousands of stay-at-home audiences.

Hope Mill Theatre Announces Online 'An Evening With Jonathan Harvey' and New Playwriting Prize

Hope Mill Theatre will host an online evening on Saturday 18th July, celebrating the many works of the well-loved writer Jonathan Harvey (Gimme,Gimme,Gimme/ Coronation Street).

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces 2020 Season

Chichester Festival Theatre's Festival 2020 has today been unveiled by Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne.

Photo Flash: First Look at Frances Barber as Billie Trix in MUSIK by Pet Shop Boys and Jonathan Harvey

Frances Barber stars as outrageous Billie Trix, icon, rock star, screen goddess, drug addict in 'MUSIK' by Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys.

Frances Barber FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frances Barber has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Frances Barber has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Frances Barber's first West End show was An Ideal Husband which opened in 2018

Frances Barber has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Olivier Awards for her performance in "Uncle Vanya." Additionally, she received a nomination for Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre at the Olivier Awards for her role in "Camille." These nominations highlight her talent and recognition in the industry.

Frances Barber's next show will be The Unfriend which opens on 12/16/2023 on West End.

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