British actress who appeared in films such as Party Animals in 2006 and Elegy in 2009. Also a journalist, she penned articles for publications such as The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.
She attended Magdalene College, Cambridge and also trained as a violinist at the Royal College of Music.
She appeared with actress Judi Dench in a 2000 television movie entitled The Last of the Blonde Bombshells.
She married James Roscoe in 2008; they welcomed a son in 2014.
She and Huw Edwards co-hosted several music-themed BBC4 documentary programs.