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[on her quick success as an actress]: It was a bit cheeky, granted. What happened was that I obviously knew all the [The Tudors
(2007)] crew well, and one of the drivers gave me a confidential cast list with all the actors' agents' details on it, and I wrote to them. I got picked up from that, and Merlin
(2008) came along just a few months later. So I won the lottery! I do feel quite bad when ...
Revealed she never aspired to becoming an actress. She had no formal acting training outside of performing in school plays and did not attend drama school. She had been working as a wardrobe assistant on The Tudors
(2007) when a couple of the show's producers and directors suggest she try acting. She wasn't interested, until she saw how more relaxed the actresses' jobs were on the set compared to...