Guildhall School of Music and Drama
London Oratory School
Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girls' School
Nominated for the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television ("The Pillars of the Earth")
Starred in "The Pillars of the Earth," an eight part miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name (debuted in the U.S. on Starz)
Appeared in the AMC miniseries "The Prisoner," a remake of the 1967–68 series
Made her West End debut in Lindsay Posner's revival of "A View from the Bridge" at the Duke of York's Theatre
Earned praise for her role in "Brideshead Revisited" as Lady Julia Flyte
Appeared in the film "The Duchess" as Bess Foster
Cast as Mary Crawford in the TV adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel "Mansfield Park"
First feature film role was in Woody Allen's "Cassandra's Dream," opposite Ewan McGregor and Colin Farrell
Co-starred with Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Fricker and Imelda Staunton in the Irish film "How About You"
Appeared in the made-for-TV movie "Fear of Fanny" for BBC 4