She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian McDiarmid, Frances Tomelty, Christopher Ravenscroft, Adam Bareham, Sebastian Shaw, and Josette Simon in the cast. John Caird was director.
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Was originally sought by Emma Thompson to play the role of Marianne in Sense and Sensibility. Root participated and was at the original script read-through. However, by the time the film was finally being made, she was already attached to appear in another Jane Austen film, Persuasion. The role eventually went to Kate Winslet.