Rachel was a Scalakid for many years taking part in many local productions and the occasional TV role.

She graduated from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts in 1998 and went on to play many roles in both theatre and TV

(She won critical acclaim for her portrayal of pools winner Viv Nicholson in “Spend! Spend! Spend!”)

She spent two years playing Natasha Blakeman in “Coronation Street” and went on to appear in “Trollied” Jimmy McGoverns “Accused” “Shameless” “Last Tango in Halifax” and is currently playing Joanne Cardsley in “Hollyoaks”