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Rachel Watkinson

Actor
Look Left Look Right
Rachel Watkinson is an actress from Yorkshire, but has been based in London for over 10 years. She studied Film and Drama at Reading University before training as an actor at Arts Ed in London. After graduating, Rachel toured the country for Shakespeare In Schools playing two of the Bard's most famous female leads; Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Miranda in The Tempest. This was followed by a series of short films as well as a very funny Greenpeace viral entitled You Are My Sunshine. She played historian Ella Evans in Horrible Histories at the Nottingham Theatre Royal as well as fiery publicist Rebecca Danvers in Cannon Fodder at the King's Head. Rachel does regular voice work for Renault TV and is also an experienced presenter having done a series of primary school numeracy DVDs for 3R Education as well as corporate films for Which Venture and The Gate Films. Rachel has participated in improvisation workshops with Beth Burns of Groundlings Theatre and is excited to be developing “You Wouldn’t Know Her, She Lives In London” using Skype between London and Austin.