Bard from the Barn

Barn Theatre | Shakespeare in lockdown

A film project created by the Barn Theatre in Cirencester and produced by Aaron Sidwell to continue to create work during the Covid-19 pandemic. The series explored some of Shakespeare's greatest speeches and characters re-imagined and set during lockdown.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Lockdown hasn't stopped Mistress Page and Mistress Ford from having their weekly gossip as they chat over the phone (and quarantini's!) about both receiving the same message from suitor Sir John Falstaf.

 

Director and Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Mistress Page Sarah Waddel 

Mistress Ford Teegan Hurley

Twelfth Night, Or What You Will

When all the world is no longer a stage, where is left for Feste to perform? The jester performs a love song in tribute to his true love who he longs for after her sudden disappearance.

 

Director and Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Music Tom Chapman 

Feste Tom Chapman 

Romeo and Juliet

Juliet has been separated from Romeo for too long because of travel restrictions. Now she finally has a flight booked but must wait for the results of her Covid-19 test before being reunited with her true love.

 

Director and Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Juliet Cora Kirk

Editing

King John

Director Robert Forknall

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

King John Matt Ray Brown

As You Like It

Director Kirstie Davis

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Rosalind Grace Liston

Much Ado About Nothing

Director Kirstie Davis

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Benedick Duncan Drury

The Tempest

Director Scott Ellis

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Ariel/ Prospero Charlotte Ware

Measure For Measure

Director Richard Neale

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Claudio Katie Heath

Isobella Jordan Leigh McMahon

The Comedy of Errors

Director Jake Smith

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Antipholus Rhys Owen

Dromio Pheobe Townsend

Henry VI Part 3

Director Vivi Bayliss

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Queen Margaret Sarah Waddell

Twelfth Night

Director Vivian Parry

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

 

Olivia Emma Willimas

As You Like It

Director Amie Burns Walker

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Ganymede Claire Marie Halls

Orlando Alistair Rowley

Hamlet

Director Matt Harrison

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

Laertes Mark Peachy

Ophelia Doxah Wesley

Julius Caesar

Director Jim O’Donnell

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

 

Calpurnia Abigail Matthews

Henry V

Director Aaron Sidwell

Editor Derek Anderson

Producer Aaron Sidwell

 

Henry V Tricia Adele Turner