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      Frances Barber

      Frances Barber

      Highest Rated: 95% Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

      Lowest Rated: 13% May I Kill U? (2012)

      Birthday: May 13, 1958

      Birthplace: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, UK

      A former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and veteran of regional fringe theater, Barber has performed on TV and in films by Peter Greenaway ("A Zed and Two Noughts" 1985) and Nicolas Roeg ("Castaway" 1986). She is probably best known to US audiences as Rosie in Stephen Frears's "Sammy and Rosie Get Laid" and as Joe Orton's sympathetic sister Leonie in Prick Up Your Ears" (both 1987).

      Highest rated movies

      Prick Up Your Ears
      Castaway
      Mr. Holmes
      Photographing Fairies
      Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
      Trick or Treat
      We Think the World of You
      The Escape

      Photos

      Frances Barber WE THINK THE WORLD OF YOU, Frances Barber, 1988, ©Cinecom Entertainment Group WE THINK THE WORLD OF YOU, Gary Oldman, Frances Barber, Liz Smith, Ryan Batt, Max Wall, Alan Bates, 1988, (c)Cinecom Entertainment Group Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'The Wedding of River Song', Season 6, Ep. #13, 10/01/2011, ©KSITE SAMMY & ROSIE GET LAID, Ayub Khan-din, Frances Barber, 1987, in bed SAMMY & ROSIE GET LAID, Roland Gift, ?, Frances Barber, 1987 SAMMY AND ROSIE GET LAID, Roland Gift, Frances Barber, 1987, (c)Cinecom SAMMY AND ROSIE GET LAID, Ayub Khan Din, Frances Barber, 1987, (c)Cinecom SAMMY & ROSIE GET LAID, Ayub Khan-Din, Frances Barber, 1987 WE THINK THE WORLD OF YOU, Kerry Wise, Frances Barber, Alan Bates, 1988, (c)Cinecom Entertainment Group Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Season 6', 04/23/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'The Wedding of River Song', Season 6, Ep. #13, 10/01/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Season 6', 04/23/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Season 6', 04/23/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Day of the Moon', Season 6, Ep. #2, 04/30/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Day of the Moon', Season 6, Ep. #2, 04/30/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Day of the Moon', Season 6, Ep. #2, 04/30/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Frances Barber, 'Day of the Moon', Season 6, Ep. #2, 04/30/2011, ©BBCAMERICA Doctor Who, Matt Smith (L), Frances Barber (R), 'Day of the Moon', Season 6, Ep. #2, 04/30/2011, ©BBCAMERICA

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hamlet First Player (Character) - 2024
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Very Venice Romance Olivia Hansford (Character) - 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Bird Flew In Marie (Character) - 2021
      80% No Score Yet Trick or Treat Miss Ferguson (Character) - 2019
      36% 78% Blue Iguana Princess (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen and I Margaret (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet An Ideal Husband Mrs. Cheveley (Character) - 2018
      58% 51% The Bookshop Jessie (Character) $1.5M 2017
      76% 49% The Escape Alison (Character) $8.9K 2017
      81% 67% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool Joy (Character) $1.0M 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chosen Unknown (Character) - 2016
      88% 70% Mr. Holmes Matinee "Madame Schirmer" (Character) $17.7M 2015
      No Score Yet 50% We'll Take Manhattan Diana Vreeland (Character) - 2012
      13% 47% May I Kill U? Bernice (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fattest Man in Britain Unknown (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet 71% King Lear Goneril (Character) - 2008
      39% 62% Goal! 2: Living the Dream Carol Harmison (Character) - 2007
      43% 77% Goal! The Dream Begins Carol Harmison (Character) $4.3M 2005
      71% 40% Suzie Gold Joyce Spencer (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 48% Evilenko Unknown (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 44% Flyfishing Frances (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 39% The Red Siren Eva (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet 44% La Sirene Rouge Unknown (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman Betty (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gentleman Thief Julia Sinclair (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 22% Superstition Isabella Flores (Character) - 2001
      46% 29% Shiner Georgie (Character) - 2000
      54% 63% Esther Kahn Rivka Kahn (Character) $9.3K 2000
      No Score Yet 58% The Escort Jessica (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Plastic Man Unknown (Character) - 1999
      73% 84% Still Crazy Lady in Black (Character) $477.9K 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dalziel and Pascoe: The Wood Beyond Amanda "Cap" Marvell (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rhodes Unknown (Character) - 1998
      82% 74% Photographing Fairies Beatrice Templeton (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 81% The Ice House Diana Goode (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Circles of Deceit: Sleeping Dogs Annie Shepherd (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sleeping Dogs Annie Shepherd (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet 40% 3 Steps to Heaven Andrea Wallis (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet It Might Be You Wendy (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Soft Top Hard Shoulder Miss Trumble (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Inspector Morse: The Death of the Self Nicole Burgess (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Real Women Anna (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Leaving of Liverpool Ellen (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet 50% Young Soul Rebels Ann (Character) $6.8K 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Secret Friends Angela (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Grasscutter Claire Deeds (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Separate Bedrooms Gert (Character) - 1989
      80% 27% We Think the World of You Megan (Character) - 1988
      95% 79% Prick Up Your Ears Leonie Orton (Character) $1.6M 1987
      91% 73% Castaway Sister Saint Winifred (Character) $229.9K 1987
      75% 83% Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Rosie Hobbs (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Home Sweet Home Melody (Character) - 1982

      TV

      Credit
      100% 90% Inside No. 9 Lesley (Character) 2023
      86% 55% Dreamland Mum (Character) 2023
      76% 91% The Split Misty Brodeur (Character) 2020
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in Successville Mary Berry (Character) 2015
      No Score Yet 82% Bad Education Alfie's Mum (Character) 2013
      No Score Yet 82% Silk on Masterpiece Unknown (Character) 2012
      90% 65% Doctor Who Madame Kovarian (Guest Star) 2011
      85% 87% The IT Crowd Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ice House Unknown (Character) 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chef! Unknown (Character) 1994
      No Score Yet 81% Red Dwarf Genny (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Behaving Badly Rebecca (Character) 1989