Jessica Barden

Last year Jess filmed the role of Kit in two-part drama The Outcast based on the Sadie Jones novel for BBC1. She was most recently seen playing Cate in Sarah Kane's Blasted at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre. 

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

Peter Bradshaw
The Guardian on Tamara Drewe

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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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