Helen Barford

  • Actor
    Female / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    39 - 48
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 73cm)
    Weight
    11st. 3lb (71kg)
    Hair Colour
    Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Green
    Build
    Medium
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  • Agents

    Agent
    Lou Davidson - Simon & How Associates
    Contact
    020 3405 7430
    Website
    www.simon-how.com
    Agent
    Damn Good Voices
    Contact
    07809 549887 / 07702 228185
    Website
    www.damngoodvoices.com

    Links

    IMDB
    IMDB
    Spotlight Member
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020ADR
Voiceover
The Gentleman (working title)Pinewood Studios
2020Ensemble
Theatre
All Of Us
Ian Rickson
National Theatre Studio
2020U/S Diana Stuckley
Theatre
Manor
Fiona Buffini
National Theatre Studio
2020Woman
Voiceover
Detachment - Radio Play
Natalie Winter
Ragged Foils
2020Narrator
Voiceover
I Could Be You - Audio BookListening Books
2019Eleanor/Student and U/S
Theatre
The Starry Messenger
Sam Yates
Simon Friend Productions
Wyndham's Theatre
2019Presenter / Nurse
Presenter
COPD Training FilmStreaming Well
2018Jody Hinds (Guest Lead)
TV
Doctors
Vito Bruno
BBC
2017Paula
TV
Witless
Andrew Chaplin
BBC
2017Mum (lead)
Commercial
The Range Christmas AdAcne Productions
2017VoiceoverThe World in 2018 (series of 10 films)
Sarah Collinson
Economist Films
2016 - 2017Ensemble
Theatre
This House
Jeremy Herrin
Headlong
The Garrick
2016Character voice
Voiceover
Total War: Warhammer
Naomi Dandridge
Creative Assembly
2016Michelle
Film (Short)
NSPCC
David Ward
NSPCC Films
2016VoiceoverProud MumsProcter & Gamble
2016Wife
Film (Short)
Last Moments
Avril Furness
Framestore
2015Saleswomoan
Commercial
Suzuki
Paul Mackay
ITN
2015Maddy Allen (Guest Lead)
TV
Casualty
Sean Gleeson
BBC
2015VoiceoverThe Economist Films - World IfThe Economist
2015VoiceoverSSE Awards Pitch
Simon Cryer
Creative Cherry
2015Policewoman
TV
The Five
Mark Tonderai
Red Production Company
2015Mum
Commercial
ITV Rugby World Cup Promo
Steve Green
ITV
2015Sally
Commercial
The Guardian
James Rouse
Outsider
2015Mum
Commercial
Tesco
Neil Harris
Smuggler Films
2014Presenter
Voiceover
Holiday Inn
Laura Merrett
Spectrecom
2014Baker
Commercial
MorrisonsDLKW LOWE
2014Mum
Commercial
Flora Gold
Steve Bendelack
Adam & Eve
2014Hero 'app' girl
Corporate
BMW Corporate Video
Joel Becket
Pursuit Communications
2014Evelyn
Theatre
Absent Friends
Catherine Lomax
Gordon Craig Theatre
2013Wife
Commercial
Go Compare
Jeff Stark
Another Film Company
2013Presenter
Voiceover
Internal animation filmShared Experience
2013Mum
Commercial
First Utility
Lalli Jonsson
Upstart Films
2013Mum
Commercial
Kenco Millicano
Alex Brown
The Sweet Shop, New York
2013VoiceoverLive At The ElectricBBC
2013VoiceoverViral
Simon Cryer
Skoda
2012Mary Springet
TV
Tales From the Old Bailey
Emma Frank
BBC
2012Rose
Film (Feature)
The Watcher Self
Matt Cruse
Freelance Films
2011Dog Walker
Commercial
ViralHyundai
2011Mum
Film (Short)
Safeguarding Deaf & Disabled Children
Dave Ward
NSPCC Films
2011Christine
Theatre (Tour)
After Miss Julie
Michael Cabot
London Classic Theatre
New Vic, Stoke & Tour
2011Mum
Commercial
Moonpig
Steve Judge
Wordley Production Partners Ltd
2011Mum
Corporate
Canon - Corporate Video
Mike Jackson
Jackson Films
2011Elena
Film (Short)
The Blank Canvas
Ameya Sarda
The Metropolitan Film School
2011Miss Peters
Film (Short)
Charlie's Climbing Frame
Ony
The Metropolitan Film School
2011Presenter
Commercial
Weightwatchers YoghurtAdverlife
2010Helpline Advisor
Commercial
B&B Foundation303 Productions
2010Mum
Film (Short)
Jam Today
Simon Ellis
MadCowFilms
2010Barbara Piggot
Theatre (Tour)
Loving April
Karen Simpson
Oxfordshire Theatre Company
2010Stella
Theatre
Farley's Date
Rob Crouch
PMA Productions
Old Red Lion
2009Martha Hornsby
TV
The Day of the Triffids
Nick Copus
BBC
2008 - 2009Moll Flanders
Theatre (Tour)
Moll Flanders
Rob Crouch
Brute Farce Theatre Company
National Tour
2009Shopper
Commercial
AdvertTesco
2009Mum
Commercial
IdentCbeebies
2009Mother/Wife
Commercial
Actimel ident for GMTVDanone
2009Edie
Theatre
The Case
Alan Sharpington
Donkeywork/Oubliette
2009Store Manager
Corporate
The Body Shop
Mark Knight
Team Media
2009Ma
Theatre
The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe
Geoff Lawson
Powerhouse Theatre Company
Electric Theatre, Guildford
2008Nicky
Theatre
33 Greatest Moments of Dave
Rob Crouch
The Minituarists
Arcola
2007Water Goddess
Theatre
The River is Revolting
Stephanie Jalland
Hoodwink
2006Angela Kotowicz
Film (Short)
Always Crashing In The Same Car
Duncan Wellaway
Handmade Films
2006Jane Marcet/Mrs Bryant
Theatre (Tour)
Laughing Gas
Simon Harvey
o-region
Battersea Arts Centre / Tour
2006Captain Laura Rogan
Radio
Radio Play - 'Escape Velocity'
Kei Bailey
Blackfriars Arts Centre
2006Nicky
Theatre
Shakers
Rob Crouch & Gemma Sessions
Brute Farce Theatre Company
Brockley Jack Theatre, London
2005Prince
Theatre
Sleeping Beauty
Kei Bailey
Blackfriars Arts Centre
Blackfriars Arts Centre
2005Jane Marcet/Mrs Bryant
Theatre (Tour)
Laughing Gas
Simon Harvey
o-region
Theatre Royal, Plymouth - Tour
2005Sonnetteer
Theatre
Shakespeare's BirthdayThe Globe Players
The Globe
2005Mrs Elvstead
Theatre
Hedda Gabler
Jim Rymer
Painted Horse Theatre Co
Norwich Playhouse
2005Salome
Theatre
Salome
Jim Rymer
Painted Horse Theatre Company
Norwich Playhouse
2005Various
Corporate
Murder Mysteries
Various
Dangerous Liaisons
2004Ismene
Theatre (Tour)
Antigone
David Stuttard
Actors Of Dionysus
Ephesus (Turkey)
2004Chorus
Theatre
Trojan Women
David Stuttard
Actors Of Dionysus
Troy (Turkey)
2004Clytaemnestra
Theatre
The Libation Bearers
David Stuttard
Actors Of Dionysus
Troy (Turkey)
2004Hazel
Corporate
Corporate Video
Emile Guertin
InTouch Films
2004Girlfriend (Lead)
Film (LB)
Whatever You Want
Calvin Stein
II Reel Productions
2004Rachel (Lead)
Film (LB)
The Writing on the Wall
Karl Rooney
One-Light Films
2004Snug / Cobweb
Theatre (Tour)
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Philip Stevens
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
2003Judge
TV
Kerching
Nick Wood
BBC
2003Witch / Gentlewoman
Theatre
Macbeth
David Crilly
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Open-Air
2003Celia
Theatre
As You Like It
Rob Thorburn
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Open-Air
2003Sarah
Film (LB)
No Place To Go
Miguel Guerreiro
Independent Film
2003Lydia (Lead)
Film (Student)
Damaged
Than Kotinis
Student Film
2002Helena
Theatre
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Rob Thorburn
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Open-Air
2002Hero
Theatre
Much Ado About Nothing
Claire Smout
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Open-Air
2002Various
Corporate
Corporate Workshops/Performances
Bruce Strachan
Impact Universal Ltd
2002Michelle
Theatre
The Singularity
John Harrigan
Foolish People
Camden Peoples Theatre
2002Naomi
Theatre
Rules of Engagement
Jake Lyons
Stark Theatre
The Bedford, Balham
2001Jack
Theatre (Tour)
Bandits
John Connolly
Compact Theatre Company
Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe/Tour
2001Multi-Role
Theatre (Tour)
Fantasy Fair
Debbie Gornall
Venture Productions
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19973 yr. ActingDartington College of Arts

    Additional Skills

    Writing

    Devising

    Improvisation

    Comedy

    Classical

    Voiceover

    Additional Information

    'Jam Today' winner Best British Film at Encounters International Film Festival!

    Some reviews....

    "As Christine, Helen Barford gave an outstanding performance"

    after Miss Julie - Hexham Courant

    "..flawless performances"

    After Miss Julie - Stoke Sentinel

    "Helen Barford is the cast's shining star"

    Moll Flanders - This is Kent

    "Hilarious..confidently and flawlessly played"

    Moll Flanders - What's on Stage

    "Helen Barford is as good as it gets .brilliantly played .

    an ensemble performance of outstanding quality"

    Helena - A Midsummer Nights Dream - The Stage

    "Simply superb"

    Mrs B/Jane Marcet - Laughing Gas - West Briton

    "A thoroughly entertaining riot of a show"

    Mrs B/Jane Marcet - Laughing Gas - This is Cornwall

    "Helen Barford gives a fine performance as Salome; her final speech, while caressing the severed head of Jokanaan,

    restores the dramatic sensuality of the play."

    Salome - Salome - Eastern Daily Press

    "The acting was consistently superb especially King Herod and the seductive Salome".

    Salome - Salome - Sheringham Independent

    "" she and a strong Celia - for once made equally interesting - played their parts as a duet, delightful to see and hear"

    Celia - As You Like It - The Stage

    About me

    SPOTLIGHT:

    www.spotlight.com/ **contact removed** My latest audiobook ‘I Could Be You’ can be found on google play and kobo....

    www.canelo.co/books/i-could-be-you/

    Currently in rehearsals for MANOR and ALL OF US at National Theatre.

    Recent work includes THE STARRY MESSENGER with Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern at Wyndham's Theatre and THIS HOUSE at The Garrick.

    Recently on air with Ant & Dec in their hidden camera ads for Suzuki:

    www.suzuki.co.uk/cars/about/news/ant-and-dec-suzuki-saturdays

    Guest Lead on CASUALTY playing opposite the fabulous Jill Baker. Other recent TV includes THE FIVE a new Sky Drama and DOCTORS.

    Recent voiceover work includes THE WORLD IF MALARIA DRUGS STOP WORKING for The Economist - Listen here:

    www.economist.com

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Musical Skills
    • Piano
    Accents (UK)
    • Black Country
    • Cockney
    • Liverpool
    • Manchester
    • Northern England
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Southern England
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • Southern American
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes