Best known for her Olivier Award-winning portrayal of the title character in the 2011 London stage production of Matilda the Musical, she is also notable for her performances in West End productions of Les Miserables, ENRON, and The Sound of Music. She was cast as Lily Hampton in the comedy series So Awkward.
Before making her professional stage debut, she appeared on the British television series What's Your News?
She was nominated for a WhatsOnStage award in 2011.
She spent her early days in Cyprus and the remainder of her childhood in London, England. Her mother's name is Lucy.