Shakespeare's Globe

Innogen played by Emily Barber

Cymbeline (2015)
Written by: William Shakespeare

In her first production at the Globe, Emily will play the role of Innogen in Cymbeline.

Emily trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes:  The Importance of Being Earnest (Vaudeville Theatre); Billy Liar (Manchester Royal Exchange) and Cornelius (Finborough Theatre).

Film IncludesBurger (Sundance Festival Winner).

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Performance 2

"Yes, they're so involved in it, I didn't realise because of the nature of the space but they are so involved in it, it's almost like they're with you."

In her fourth interview, Emily reflects on her relationship with the audience, her stage fighting experience, and how many wet wipes she gets through!

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Performance 1

"When I'm dressed like Fidele, we've had some hilarious reactions. I think I came on stage once and an American man shouted, 'Oh my God!'"

In her third interview, Emily discusses cross-dressing in the production, how the audience have reacted, and what it's like to act in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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Rehearsal 2

“It's strange to have two lovers which are like Romeo and Juliet but actually they don't spend much time together at all, it's all Innogen waiting to see Posthumus again, waiting to try and find him”

In her second interview, Emily takes us through how rehearsals have been going, who she’s been rehearsing with, and what ‘Kitty Cuckoo’ means.

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Rehearsal 1

“Innogen is an amazing character to be playing, and you see so many sides to her. People say that she is a great creation of Shakespeare, she's one of the best heroines, because he's picked all these amazing aspects of all of his heroines.”

In her first interview, Emily talks about playing Innogen, preparing for the role, and trying not to corpse around fake corpses!

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