Did You Know?
[on her quick success as an actress]: It was a bit cheeky, granted. What happened was that I obviously knew all the [
] 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
came along just a few months later...
She uses her natural Irish accent in the series
, while her co-star, Irish actor Colin Morgan
fakes an English accent. Katie almost didn't get her role because "Merlin" producers didn't want two actors speaking with an Irish accent in the series, and they were ready to reject her for a role if she couldn't sound English, that is if Colin couldn't nail the English accent first.