Studied Classics at Oxford University.

Trained on the two year post-grad course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), but left in her second year when she was offered a role in a professional play.

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a daughter named Dora Peacock in May 2013. Child's father is her husband, Harry Peacock.

Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 36, a daughter named Gwendolyn Peacock in September 2014. Child's father is her husband, Harry Peacock.

Returned to work 6 weeks after giving birth to her daughter Gwendolyn in order to start filming on Humans (2015).

In December 2009 it became know that she had married her fiancé of 2 years Harry Peacock sometime earlier.

Was 5 months pregnant with her daughter Gwendolyn when she completed filming on the 1st series of In the Club (2014).

She was nominated for a 2019 Laurence Oliver Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance as 'Judy' in West End play "Home, I'm Darling".