Rachel was born and raised in London and trained at RADA and after many years working in TV film and theater in the UK, moved to New York in 2011 since which time she has hopped back and forth across the Ocean Sea. She is delighted to be a member of The Actors Center and to be part of the acting community in New York City.
Recent theatre: World premiere, But It Still Goes On, Finborough Theatre, London; New York premiere, Brian Friel’s final full length play, The Home Place, Irish Rep.
Selected theatre: Present Laughter, (St James, Broadway); Portia (w/ Jonathan Pryce), Merchant Of Venice, Shakespeare’s Globe, London / Lincoln Center Festival, NYC / World tour; King Lear, TFANA; Dancing At Lughnasa, (Irish Rep); Airswimming, (Fallen Angel Theatre); The 39 Steps, Criterion, London West End; Miss Julie, Bedroom Farce, Love’s Labours Lost, Peter Hall’s Rose Theatre & West End; Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford, multiple productions; King Lear, The Old Vic, London; Julius Caesar, Lyric Theater, London; Hamlet, Edinburgh International Festival for Calixto Bieito; Troilus & Cressida, Edinburgh International Festival and RSC for Peter Stein; Chichester Festival Theatre world premiere Fortune’s Fool, (w / Alan Bates); multiple regional & touring UK and US; & one musical, Dr Foster in Dr Foster, at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory.
Awards: Best Actress winner, LITTLE ANGEL, Hamlet (Ophelia); Best Supporting Actress winner MEN, Time and the Conways; Best Actress nomination CRITICS CIRCLE, Miss Julie; select film: Wonder Woman; Schadenfreude; Chronic ( w/ Tim Roth), (Winner Cannes 2015).
Select TV: Grantchester, Madame Secretary, Dietland, Elementary, Midsomer Murders, No Bananas, (series regular).