Jessica Barden

Jessica can be seen in The Lobster, winner of  the jury prize at the Cannes film festival in 2015. She has featured in the regular role of Justine in Penny Dreadful and the title role of one off drama Ellen on Channel 4.

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As Bathsheba’s mischievous servant-companion Liddy, Jessica Barden is gloriously provocative and amusing too. 

David Sexton
The Evening Standard on Far From The Madding Crowd

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... it provides irresistibly inviting conditions for any scene stealers in the vicinity. The culprit here is young Jessica Barden as Sammy's friend Ruby. She doesn't have many lines, but the ones she does have are delivered with a natural charisma that renders everything else about Sammy's War that little bit more forgettable. I'd watch out for her.

Ellen E Jones
Independent on Coming Up - Sammy's War

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"scene-stealer .. Jessica Barden"****

Peter Bradshaw
The Guardian on Tamara Drewe

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She captures the humour of Ellen so brilliantly, it’s a stunning performance. There's no doubt Barden’s is a name we’ll hear more of in coming years.

Susanna Lazarus
Radio Times on Ellen

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