Barbara Berkery

Dialect / Dialogue / Voice Coach

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Ellie Blackford

Film, TV & Theatre

Barbara Berkery is a Voice and Dialogue Coach who has worked with some of the best-known and distinguished names in Hollywood.  She is also credited as Vox Barbarae Ltd.

Further information may be found on her website and IMDB page.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

ATOMIC BLONDE (Charlize Theron)

2017

87Eleven / Closed on Mondays Entertainment / Denver and Delilah Productions

Dir: David Leitch Prod: Ethan Smith

FINAL PORTRAIT (Geoffrey Rush)

2016

Potboiler Productions/Riverstone Pictures

Dir: Stanley Tucci Prod: Nik Bower, Gail Egan, Ilann Girard

BRIDGET JONES' BABY (Renée Zellweger)

2016

Miramax / StudioCanal / Universal Pictures

Dir: Sharon Maguire Prod: Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward

WAR MACHINE (Cast)

2016

Netflix / Plan B Entertainment

Dir: David Michod Prod: Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner

THE LOST CITY OF Z (Charlie Hunnam)

2016

MICA Entertainment / MadRiver Productions / Paramount Pictures

Dir: James Gray Prod: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Anthony Katagas, and Dale Johnson

KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE: KING ARTHUR (Charlie Hunnam)

2016

Warner Bros

Dir: Guy Ritchie
Prod: Bruce Berman, Steve Clark-Hall, Akiva Goldsman, Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie, Tory Tunnell, Lionel Wigram

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (Geoffrey Rush)

2016

Walt Disney Pictures

Dirs: Joachim Ronning & Espen Sandberg
Prod: Jerry Bruckheimer

BASTILLE DAY
(Idris Elba, Richard Madden)

2015

Anonymous Content / Vendome Pictures / Studio Canal

Dir: James Watkins
Prod: Bard Dorros, Fabrice Gianfermi, Steve Golin, David Kanter, Philippe Rousselet

THE SECOND BEST MARIGOLD HOTEL
(Tamsin Greig)

2015

Blueprint Pictures

Dir. John Madden
Prod. Graham Broadbent & Peter Czernin

HARDCORE (Sharlto Copley)

2015

Dir: Ilya Naishuller
Prod: Alex A. Ginzburg, Timur Bekmambetov, Alex A. Ginzburg, Ekaterina Kononenko, Tony Lee, Inga Vainshtein Smith, Will Stewart

THE RIOT CLUB
(cast)

2014

Blueprint Pictures

Dir: Lone Scherfig
Prod: Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin

MORTDECAI (Gywneth Paltrow)

2015

Lionsgate

Dir: David Koepp
Prod: Christi Dembrowski, Johnny Depp, Andrew Lazar, Patrick McCormick, Gigi Pritzker, Sam Sarkar

CINDERELLA
(cast)

2014

Walt Disney Productions

Dir: Kenneth Branagh
Prod: David Barron, Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur

MALEFICENT
(cast)

2014

Walt Disney Pictures

Dir: Robert Stromberg
Prod: Don Hahn, Joe Roth

THE BOOK THIEF
(cast)

2014

20th Century Fox

Dir: Brian Percival
Prod: Ken Blancato, Karen Rosenfelt

OLDBOY
(Sharlto Copley)

2014

Universal Pictures

Dir: Spike Lee
Prod: Doug Davison, Roy Lee, Spike Lee

LES MISERABLES
(cast)

2012

Working Title Films

Dir: Tom Hooper
Prod: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Cameron Mackintosh

NOW IS GOOD
(Dakota Fanning)

2012

Blueprint

Dir: Ol Parker
Prod: Pete Czernin

SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN
(Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron)

2012

Universal Pictures

Dir: Rupert Sanders
Prod: Joe Roth

BRAVE
(Reese Witherspoon)

2012

Pixar Animation Studios

Dir: Brenda Chapman
Prod: Katherine Sarafian

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 4: ON STRANGER TIDES
(Geoffrey Rush, Penelope Cruz)

2011

Walt Disney Productions / Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Dir: Rob Marshall
Prod: Jerry Bruckheimer

THERE BE DRAGONS
(Charlie Cox)

2011

Mount Santa Fe España A.I.E.

Dir: Rollan Joffé
Prod: Ignacio Gómez-Sancha

PRINCE OF PERSIA
(Jake Gyllenhaal)

2010

Walt Disney Productions / Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Dir: Mike Newell
Prod: Jerry Bruckheimer

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
(Jim Carrey)

2009

Walt Disney Productions

Dir: Robert Zemeckis
Prod: Steven Boyd

CASS
(three boys)

2008

Cass Films

Dir: Jon S. Baird
Prod: Stefan Haller

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
(Geoffery Rush)

2007

Walt Disney Productions / Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Dir: Gore Verbinkski
Prod: Jerry Bruckheimer

ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE
(Geoffery Rush)

2006

Working Title

Dir: Shekhar Kapur
Prod: Jonathan Cavendish

MISS POTTER
(Renee Zellwegger)

2006

Phoenix Pictures / Hopping Mad Productions

Dir: Chris Noonan
Prods: David Kirschner, David Thwaites

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST
(Geoffery Rush)

2005

Walt Disney Productions / Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Dir: Gore Verbinski
Prod: Jerry Bruckheimer

V FOR VENDETTA
(Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves)

2006

Warner Bros Productions

Dir: James McTeigue
Prod: Roberto Malerba

MUNICH
(Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush, Daniel Craig)

2005

DreamWorks

Dir: Steven Spielberg
Prod: Colin Wilson

ALIEN VERSUS PREDATOR
(Paul Bova - post production only)

2004

Warner Bros Productions

Dir: Paul Anderson
Prods: Gordon Carroll, John Davis

RESIDENT EVIL
(Thomas Kretschmann - post production only)

2004

20th Century Fox / Impact Pictures / Stillking FIlms

Dir: Alexander Witt
Prods: Jeremy Bolt, Paul Anderson, John Davis, David Giler, Walter Hill, Thierry Potok

BRIDGET JONES - THE EDGE OF REASON
(Renee Zellweger)

2004

Working Title / Studio Canal / Little Bird Ltd / Universal Pictures / Miramax Films

Dir: Beeban Kidron
Prods: Tim Bevan, Jonathan Cavendish, Eric Fellner

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS
(Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson)

2004

Company Pictures / HBO

Dir: Stephen Hopkins
Prods: Simon Bosanquet, George Faber

SUZIE GOLD
(Summer Phoenix - post-production only)

2004

Greenwolf Films / Pathe

Dir: Richard Cantor
Prod: Lisa Ratnor

FINDING NEVERLAND
(Johnny Depp and company)

2004

Miramax / Film Colony

Dir: Mark Foster
Prods: Richard N Gladstein, Roberto Schaefer

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL
(Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Depp, Keira Knightly, Orlando Bloom)

2003

Walt Disney Productions / Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Dir: Gore Verbinsky
Prods: Jerry Bruckheimer, Mitchell Amundsen

NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
(COMPANY)

2002

Hart Sharp Entertainment / Potboiler Productions

Dir: Doug McGrath
Prods: Simon Channing Williams, John Hart, Jeff Sharp

PURE
(Kiera Knightly, the boy (age 8) and Company)

2002

Kudos Productions / Little Wing Films / A Bad Way Ltd

Dir: Gillies Mackinnon
Prod: Howard Burch

CLOSE YOUR EYES
(Goran Visnjic)

2002

BBC Films / Kismet Film Company / Film Council

Dir: Nick Willing
Prods: Michelle Camarda, Peter Sova

POSSESSION
(Gwyneth Paltrow)

2002

Baltimore Spring Creek Productions / Contagious Films / Focus Features / USA Films / Warner Bros

Dir: Neil LeBute
Prod: Paula Weinstein

THE FOUR FEATHERS
(Kate Hudson)

2002

Belhaven Ltd / Dune Films

Dir: Shekhar Kapur
Prods: Robert D Jaffe, Stanley R Jaffe, Marty Katz

BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY
(Renee Zellweger)

2001

Working Title / Studio Canal / Little Bird Ltd

Dir: Sharon McGuire
Prods: Tim Bevan, Jonathan Cavendish, Eric Fellner

JUST VISITING
(Christina Applegate)

2001

Alpilles Productions / Amigo Productions / France 3 Cinema / Gaumont International / Le Studio C

Dir: Jean-Marie Gaubert
Prods: Ricardo Mestres, Ueli Steiger

WHEN THE SKY FALLS
(Joan Allen)

2000

Irish Screen Pictures / Icon Entertainment

Dir: John Mackenzie
Prods: Michael Wearing, Seamus Deasy

THE MAN WHO CRIED
(Christina Ricci, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett)

2000

Working Title / Adventure Pictures / Canal Plus

Dir: Sally Potter
Prod: Sacha Vierny

JAKOB THE LIAR
(Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon)

1999

Columbia Tristar / Global Entertainment / Blue Wolf / Kasso Inc

Dir: Peter Kassovitz
Prods: Steven Haft, Marsha Garces Williams

ANGELA'S ASHES
(Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Michael Legge)

1999

Paramount / David Brown Productions / Scott Rudin Productions

Dir: Alan Parker
Prods: David Brown, Scott Rudin

PLUNKETT & MACLEANE
(Liv Tyler)

1999

Working Title / Arts Council / Stillking Films

Dir: Jake Scott
Prods: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Rupert Harvey, John Mathieson

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
(Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Ben Affleck)

1998

Miramax / Universal / Bedford Falls Productions

Dir: John Madden
Prods: David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti

THE PARENT TRAP
(Lindsay Lohan)

1998

Walt Disney Pictures / The Meyers / Shyer Company

Dir: Nancy Meyers
Prod: Dean Cundy

SLIDING DOORS
(Gwyneth Paltrow)

1998

Mirage / Intermedia / Miramax / Paramount

Dir: Peter Howitt
Prod: Philippa Braithwaite

DANGEROUS BEAUTY (aka THE HONEST COURTESAN)
(Company)

1998

New Regency Pictures / Bedford Falls Productions

Dir: Marshall Herskowitz
Prod: Sarah Caplan

SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET
(Brad Pitt, David Thewlis and children)

1997

Mandalay Entertainment / Tristar Pictures / Applecross / Reperage & Vanguard Films

Dir: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Prod: Heinrich Harrer

THE SAINT
(company)

1997

Paramount Pictures / Rysher Entertainment

Dir: Phillip Noyce
Prod: David Brown

SOME MOTHER'S SON
(Helen Mirren, Finnoula O'Flanagan)

1996

Castle Rock / Hell's Kitchen / Columbia Pictures

Dir: Terry George
Prod: Jim Sheridan

EMMA
(Gwyneth Paltrow)

1996

Miramax Films / Haft Entertainment / Matchmaker Films

Dir: Doug McGrath
Prod: Patrick Cassavetti

FRENCH KISS
(Kevin Kline)

1995

20th Century Fox / Working Title / Polygram Filmed Entertainment / Prufrock Pictures

Dir: Lawrence Kasdan
Prod: Eric Fellner, Kathryn F Galan, Meg Ryan, Owen Roizman

CRY FREEDOM
(Juanita Waterman)

1987

Universal Pictures / Marble Arch

Dir: Richard Attenborough
Prod: John Briley

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes

LAMDA

Senior Voice Tutor and Director, 1987-94

Drama Centre London

Head of Voice, 1982-87

RADA, CSSD, Royal Holloway College

Visiting tutor, 1980-87

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

GENIUS (Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn)

2016 - 2017

National Geographic Channel

Dir: Ron Howard, James Hawes

ROYAL WIVES AT WAR (Gina McKee)

2016

BBC

Dir: Tim Dunn Prod: Kate Shiers

CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR

2015

Fox 21/Imagine Television/Allison Shearmur Productions

Dir: Pierre Morrel
Prod: Ron Howard, Allison Shearmur, Linda Woolverton, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo

LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER
(Richard Madden)

2015

Hartswood Films Ltd

Dir. Jed Mercurio
Prod. Serena Cullen

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE LONELY ROAD
(Anthony Hopkins)

Old Vic Theatre

Dir: Christopher Fettes

M. BUTTERFLY
(Anthony Hopkins)

Leicester Haymarket, Shaftesbury Theatre

Dir: John Dexter

TOVARICH
(Natalia Makarova)

Chichester Festival Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre

Dir: Patrick Garland

THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Theatre Royal Northampton

Dir: Richard Digby-Day

CREON

Leicester Haymarket

Dir: John Dexter

JULIUS CAESAR

Leicester Haymarket

Dir: John Dexter

WHEN I WAS A GIRL

Colchester Mercury

OTHELLO
(Michael Gambon, Ken Stott)

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Dir: Alan Ayckbourn

THE TEMPEST

English Stage Company

Dir: Michael Bogdanov

MACBETH

Cheek by Jowl

Dir: Declan Donnellan

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS

Leatherhead

Dir: Chris Stanford

THE THREEPENNY OPERA
(Sting)

Broadway

Dir: John Dexter

LOST IN YONKERS

Singapore Repertory Company

DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Singapore Repertory Company

THREE WOMEN

Nu Lan Theatre Company, London

OTHERS

Almeida, Soho Poly, Bush, Hampstead

ANTIGONE

1994

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

UNCLE VANYA

1994

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THE BACCHAE

1993

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THE SEAGULL

1993

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THE TROJAN WOMEN

1992

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

ON THE RAZZLE

1992

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

ROMEO AND JULIET

1992

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THE DUTCH COURTESAN

1992

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

ROAD

1992

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

AS YOU LIKE IT

1991

LAMDA at Hatfield House

Dir: Barbara Berkery

HYPOLITUS

1991

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THREE SISTERS

1991

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE

1991

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

CYMBELINE

1990

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

AGAMEMNON

1990

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THREE SISTERS

1990

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

CREON: Stephen Spender after Sophocles

1989

LAMDA

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THE ODYSSEY
(Devised and directed)

1988

Drama Centre London

Dir: Barbara Berkery

THE ILIAD
(Devised and directed)

1987

Drama Centre London

Dir: Barbara Berkery