Latest Frances Barber News

Acting World Bids Farewell To Bob Hoskins, Who Retires Aged 69

9th August 2012

The acting profession will be bidding a sad farewell to Bob Hoskins, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease. Hoskins has had a glittering career, spanning four decades and he's cherished both in his homeland, the...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Angharad Rees

23rd July 2012

British actress Frances Barber has paid tribute to her pal Angharad Rees, branding the Welsh star "beautiful in every way".Rees, best known for her role in 1970s U.K. TV series Poldark, lost her battle with...

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Frances Barber Saving Up For Surgery

8th May 2012

British actress Frances Barber is saving up for a facelift because she wants to look "less tired" onscreen.The theatre and TV star admits she has no qualms about ageing but wants to make "tiny adjustments"...

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Stars Caught Up In London Siege Drama

27th April 2012

Actors Jamie Campbell Bower and Frances Barber were caught up in a terrifying siege in London on Friday (27Apr12).Cops shut down bustling Tottenham Court Road in central London and evacuated offices and shops when a...

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Mckellen's Co-star Injured

4th April 2007

Critics will have to wait even longer to review SIR IAN MCKELLEN's performance in the theatre production of KING LEAR, after his co-star was injured. FRANCES BARBER, who plays the King's daughter GONERIL, damaged her...

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Slater To Play Cleopatra's Lover

10th March 2006

Hollywood star CHRISTIAN SLATER is expected to take to the London stage as Roman soldier MARK ANTONY in WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's tragedy ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Slater has been discussing the role with his former ONE FLEW...

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Slater's Stand-up Comedy Debut

14th October 2004

Hollywood heart-throb CHRISTIAN SLATER is about to showcase his comic talents with other actors from the British production of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. The TRUE ROMANCE star will compere a series of...

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Slater Blamed For Director's Breakdown

12th August 2004

CHRISTIAN SLATER drove director GUY MASTERSON from the British stage version of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, after fighting incessantly with co-star FRANCES BARBER. Masterson walked out on the show just two weeks...

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