For her role in the 2009 play Burnt by the Sun, she earned an Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
She made her professional stage debut in His Dark Materials in 2004.
For her role as Eliza Doolittle in the 2007 London revival of Pygmalion, she was nominated for the Evening Standard Award.
Her other notable stage credits include Pillars of the Community 2005 and Hamlet 2010.
She has also appeared in the films Hanna 2011 , Anna Karenina 2012 and Non-Stop 2014.