Rachel Dawson


Rachel Dawson


This is Rachel’s first appearance at the New Vic.

Theatre credits include: The Hound of the Baskervilles (York Theatre Royal); A Flea in Her Ear (Tabard Theatre); Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas (Lyric Hammersmith); Oliver! (Watermill Theatre); These Trees Are Made of Blood (Southwark Playhouse); Will Harvey’s War (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham); Vice (workshop); Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs (UK tour); Ernest and the Pale Moon (UK tour/Les Enfants Terribles); Jack and the Giant (the Theatre, Chipping Norton); Cider With Rosie (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham); Tom’s Midnight Garden (Bloomsbury Theatre, London); Shakers (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch); Twelfth Night (Minack Theatre, Cornwall); The Terrible Infants (Les Enfants Terribles); The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch); The Vaudevillains (Charing Cross Theatre/Les Enfants Terribles); Sweeney Todd: His Life, Times and Execution! (Finger in the Pie); The Hotel (the Invisible Dot); The Rape of Lucrece (Tara Arts); Failed States (1215 Productions) and Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer (Drama Centre).

Other performance work: Rachel has played cello and backing vocals with many artists, including Sinéad O’Connor, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Asteria Electric Quartet, the La De Dahs, Ed Harcourt, Muse, Olly Murs, Michael Ball and Michael Bublé.

Rachel trained at Bretton Hall.