Rachel Dawson

Rachel trained at Bretton Hall and has worked extensively as both an actor and musician. 

For theatre, her credits include A Little Night Music (Watermill Theatre), The Snow Queen (New Vic Theatre), The Hound of the Baskervilles (York Theatre Royal), Father Christmas (Lyric Hammersmith), Oliver! (Watermill Theatre), These Trees are Made of Blood (Southwark Playhouse/Theatre Bench) and Shakers, The Young Ones and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde all at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurhch. She most recently appeared in the UK Tour of The Jungle Book as Kaa and Grey.

She also frequently works with theatre company Les Enfants Terribles and director Emma Earle, appearing in productions such as The Imaginary Menagerie, Ernest and the Pale Moon, The Vaudevillians and The Terrible Infants

Her television credits include featuring as a cellist on shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and The Royal Variety Show. 

She most recently finished in Once, a co-production with Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and the New Wolsey Theatre. She goes on to join the cast of A Christmas Carol with Northern Stage.