- Studied dance as a child.
- Fibbed she could ride horses in order to land her breakout role as Marian on Robin Hood.
- Went to a boot camp in Budapest after getting the part of Marian in Robin Hood.
- Starred in a 2009 West End revival of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.
- Trains in wing chun, the martial-arts discipline created by Bruce Lee.
- Had not watched True Blood before being cast in the show.