- Her great uncle, Colonel Sir Archibald David Stirling was the founder of the S.A.S. (Special Air Service)
- Studied with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in preparation for her role in Riot At The Rite in 2005.
- Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role two years in a row, in 2010 and 2011, for her roles in The Priory and An Ideal Husband, respectively.
- Works closely with charities including The Butterfly School, an organization that teaches literacy to children in deprived areas of London, and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.