Started off in the Cambridge Footlights.
She left the hit television series MI-5 (2002) to give birth to her first child.
Daughter-in-law of the actor Richard Kay.
Her son Harry (born in 2006) is named after Harry Pearce, the character of her co-star Peter Firth in Spooks.
Olivier award winner for the play: 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime'.