Rachel Howells

  • Actor
    Female / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    35 - 45
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 68cm)
    Weight
    9st. 11lb (62kg)
    Hair Colour
    Strawberry Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Slim

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Mum
Film
Government Brand Film
Matt Bateman
Stafford Long
2019Mum
Commercial
The Tooth Fairy - Thinkbox
Benji Weinstein
Thinkbox@Smuggler and Mother London
2019Mum
Online / Digital
Doulton Water Filters
Vipin Venugopal
90 Seconds TV for Mooch Creative
2019Girlfriend
Commercial
Sykes Cottages
Tim Mattia
Hurricane Media
Location Anglesey
2019Wife
Online / Digital
Take Control - Le Grand (Greenscreen, milo motion capture)
Euan Preston
Wyatt International Ltd for LeGrand
Parkside Mediahouse
2019Manager
Film (Short)
Johnson and Mathey filmEW
2018Rachel
TV
Doctor Dance
Chris Little
Alaska TV for BBC
BBC
2018Chloe
Film (Short)
WestfieldEW
2018Sarah
Online / Digital
Samsung Q StyleSamsung @ zap productions
2018Rosie Probert/Lily Smalls
Theatre
Under Milk Wood
John Griffiths
Bedford Park Festival
2017Annabel Thompson
TV
Ant and Dec Undercover on Holly Willoughby - Saturday Night Takeaway
Charlie Irwin and Pete Ogden
ITV
ITV Studios
2017Mum
Commercial
Morrisons - Christmas Mince Pies
Neil Gorringe
Moxie pictures / publicis
2017Shanelle
Film (LB)
Suicide
Andrew Callaway
Characters @ Callawaythings
HMP Thameside
2017Mum
Film (Short)
Samsung QLED with Kelly Hoppen
Jae Ha Myung
ZAP Productions
2017Stephanie
Theatre
Pool
Kate Bannister
Jack Studio Theatre in association with Write Now.
Jack Studio Theatre
2016Kristen Matthews (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Valley of the Witch
Andrew Jones
North Bank Entertainment
2016Rachel
Film (Short)
BBC i player
James Irwin
BBC
2016Daughter
Film (Short)
Nokia Smart Home
Bartleberry Logan
Mirum Agency
2016Wife
Commercial
British Gas
The Jones
H&O
2016Wife
Commercial
Mcdonalds Saver Menu
Jonas McQuiggin
Baker Street Productions @ Publicis for Leo Burnett
2016Jackie
Film (Short)
'Lure & Repel' Jennifer Lyn Morone Carroll/fletcher
Jennifer Lyn Morone
JLM inc
Eggcorn Studios for Carroll/fletcher
2016Sandra
Film (Short)
What Next
Tina Playle
UOH
2016Sonita
Commercial
Sainsbury's Steak Test Shoot
Charlie Inman
Mother
2016Mother
Online / Digital
Voices Reunited
Keith Thomas
Sightline
2015Elaine
Voiceover
Blood and Stone Feature Trailer
Marc Jobst/Carolyn McLeod
IFL Production Pindrop studios
2015Best Friend
Commercial
Nationwide Ident for ITV Real Life Documentaries
Ben Whitehouse
Agile films for ITV
2015Queenie
Theatre (Tour)
Born In The Gardens
Amanda Knott
Creative Cow in association with the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
2015Laura (Lead)
Film (Short)
Through Ruby's Eyes
Chris Godwin
Whiteboat TV
2015Souffle Woman
Commercial
Iceland - The Power of Frozen feat Peter Andre
Alan Friel
Kream Productions
2015Sister Dawn Sharpe
Film (Docu)
Domiciliary
Lisa Townshend
HLC Films
Mount Pleasant Studios
2015Mother
Commercial
Soda Stream
Jo Tanner and Mark Howard
US
2015Rachel
Role Play
Challenging Conversations
Keith Antoine
Innermost
2015Mercedes Penhaligan-Rossendale
Theatre
Judicial Appointments CommissionKreate Live
2015Ms Victoria Chockiemski
Theatre
Judicial Appointments Commission
Joanna Dunn
Kreate Live
2015Prudence (lead)
TV
Open Mic Night (Pilot sitcom)
James Mulligan
OpenmicnightTV
2014Dr Newmans Wife
Film (Short)
Marie
Alfredo Tanaka
The Metropolitan Film School
2014Mother
Film (Short)
Cassandra
Fredrik Bjornlund
Stories Factory
2014Wife
Commercial
Skoda Ident for ITV Mystery Drama
Gary Freedman
Fallon for ITV
ITV
2014Rachel
Commercial
Interactive Investor
George Owen
Itch Media for Sky TV and Bloomberg
Sky TV
2013 - 2014Rachel
Corporate
BT Leadership Challenge
Dave Austin
CoCompany
2013Netball Player
Music Video
Olly Murs feat Robbie Williams / Hand on my Heart
Vaughan Arnell
Sony Music
2012Kath
TV
New That's English!
Andrew Morgan
EFS Television Production Ltd
2012Barbara
Film (Docu)
The Good Upgrade
Stephen Engelhard
Angel Productions
2012Mother
Commercial
Techcard
Rob Heard
The Broadcast House
2011Betty Riggs
TV
That's English
Andrew Morgan
EFS Television Production Ltd
2011DC Warren
Film (Docu)
Radar
Bo Channon
Tinopolis Ltd
2011Mandy
Corporate
Digital Champion
Bo Channon
Tinopolis Ltd
2011Mother
Commercial
JML - Duck Dryer Eggs
Rob Heard
The Broadcast House
2011Miss Meeks
TV
The Rum Vintage
Ed Ward & Graham Townsend
Rum vintage
2011Liz
Film (Short)
Farnell
Clive Wagner
Iceni TV
2010Rachel
TV
Drop Zone
Gary Hunter
BBC
2010Louise
Online / Digital
Hyundai IP20
David Hughes
MPK Performance
Imagist Studios
2010PresenterDAC online presenting
Nick Price
Square i media
2010Various
Theatre
Comedy Sparks
James Mulligan
Lion and Unicorn Theatre Company
2010Chantelle
Theatre
Dirty Dishes
Stephen Laughton
The Electric Arts Club Comedy Sketch Company
2010Morgiana
Theatre (Tour)
Sinbad
Anthony Peters
Malting Arts Theatre in association with the Bristol Old Vic
Bristol Old Vic and National UK Tour
2009Maxine
Radio
Silver Street
Naylah Ahmed
BBC Radio
2009Gertie
Theatre
The Brothers Lionheart
Simon Fielder
Pleasance Theatre and Lionheart productions
The Pleasance Theatre
2009Mother
Film (LB)
Peterson and Peterson
Joe Barcham
Go Forward Films
2008Jess
Film (Short)
Shattered Love
Ade Braithwaite
BBC
2007PresenterBarclays
Dean McCain
Comment UK
2007Estate Agent
Commercial
Ibulieve
Elliot Naftalin
M&Y Films
2006Mother
Commercial
British Airways
Rufaro Chamboko
Agency.com
2006Sarah
Commercial
Oxfam Unwrapped
Vanessa Newman
Comment UK
2006Rachel
Music Video
Ben Lee Tyler MTV music video
Alex White
Pixelloft
2006Martha
Film (Feature)
Pest Control 2
Stephen Engelhard
Angel Productions
2006Karen
Corporate
BT Openzone
Clair Breton
Comment UK
Tate Modern
2006Karen
Corporate
Barclays
Gary Abraham
Comment UK
2006Sam
Commercial
Nokia
Justin Foxton
Comment UK
2005Anna
Film (Feature)
Teenage Wasteland
Andrew Jones
Steel & Glass Ltd
2005PresenterFirst Action Finance
Stephen Taylor
Propaganda
2005Lynne
Theatre (Tour)
A Difference Between Friends
John Baxter
Paradoxos Theatre Company
No.1 Welsh Theatre Tour
2005Muriel
Corporate
Barclays Premier
Max Key
Comment UK
2005Petra
Corporate
UKRB
Tessa Steyn
Comment UK
Tour
2005PresenterAdverts Work
Stephen Taylor
Propaganda
2005Rachel
Corporate
Forum Theatre
Michael Woodward
Vital Stages Theatre Company
2004Isobel
TV
The Battle for Britains Soul II
Dick Taylor
BBC
2004Kay Chess
Theatre
A Woman, A dog, A Walnut Tree
Robert Mc Whir
The Landor Theatre, London
Landor Theatre
2004Mel
Radio
Marking Time
Kim Greengrass
Talking Books
2004Sharon
Radio
Home Truth
Kim Greengrass
Talking Books
2004Beryl
Film (Docu)
Adval Customer Care
Richard Bunning
Adval Group Plc
2004Linda
Radio
Pathless Land
Kim Greengrass
Talking Books
2004Rachel
Radio
Warner Cinemas
Stephen Johnstone
Radioville
2004Rachel
Film (LB)
A Kind Of Justice
Jim McDonnell
Planet Film Productions
2003Doralice
Theatre
Marriage A La Mode
Clare Smout
The Young Vic
2003Kate
Theatre
Remember Charlie
Clare Smout
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
2003Linda
Theatre
Pathless Land
Jenny Stephens
The Worcester Swan Theatre
2002Sarah
Theatre
Twosomes
Kim Greengrass
The Worcester Swan Theatre
2002Grace
Theatre
Victorian Voices
Kim Greengrass
The Worcester Swan Theatre
2002Sharon
Theatre
Home Truth
Jenny Stephens
The Worcester Swan Theatre
1999 - 2001PresenterHaven HolidaysRank International
2001Grumio
Theatre
Taming Of The Shrew
Clare Prenton
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
2001First Witch
Theatre
Macbeth
Simon Bell
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
2000Anne (Lead)
TV
The Juniper Tree
Mark Scott
BBC
Pebble Mill
2000Mrs Rumple
Theatre (Tour)
The Empty Chair
Peter Griffiths
White Horse Theatre Company
National Tour of Germany
2000Beelzebub
Theatre (Tour)
Brain Catch Fire
Robert Miles
White Horse Theatre Company
National Tour of Germany
2000Adriana
Theatre (Tour)
Comedy Of Errors
Peter Griffith
White Horse Theatre Company
National Tour of Germany
1999Olive Maddison
Theatre
The Odd Couple
Paul Milton
The Birmingham Library Theatre
The Birmingham Library Theatre
1999Martrena
Theatre
The Power of Darkness
Oleg Mirochinkov
The Birmingham Library Theatre
The Birmingham Library Theatre
1999Shona/Margaret
Theatre
Fen
John Doyle
The Birmingham Library Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19993 yr. ActingBirmingham School of Acting

    Additional Skills

    Full driving licence, BADC in armed and unarmed combat, roleplay, facilitation, business acting, forum theatre, live events, improvisation, basic ballet/tap/jazz, event management, teaching, directing, producing, comedy writing, comedy, negotiation skills, baseball, netball, football, camping and caravanning, distinguishing laugh.

    Additional Information

    Rachel works as a freelance director and has directed over fifteen shows both internationally and in the UK.

    About me

    Rachel trained at The Birmingham School of Speech and Drama. Upon graduating she made her television debut playing the lead character in the pilot sitcom "Juniper Tree" for the BBC. A national theatre tour of Germany followed where Rachel played Adriana in Shakespeare's, "The Comedy of Errors"

    Subsequently Rachel has worked as an actor, presenter and voice over artist for various companies including the BBC, ITV, Sony, The Young Vic, The Birmingham Rep and The Cambridge Shakespeare Company.

    Rachel made her debut BBC Radio appearance in the highly acclaimed radio soap "Silver Street" she also Won and was titled BBC Drop Zone Champion in the primetime adventure series for the BBC One show "Drop Zone" presented by Welsh presenter Steve Jones.

    Rachel has recently been working with Ant and Dec on Ant and Dec Undercover for ITV's primetime show Saturday night takeaway you can see the full undercover at youtu.be/qq9YY0Hw3SQ Rachel also recently played the lead role Kristen Mathews in the Feature film Valley of the Witch for cinema and uk/usa dvd distribution.

    Her television credits include: Ant and Dec Undercover Saturday night takeaway (ITV) Juniper Tree (BBC), The Battle of Britain's Soul (BBC), Drop Zone (BBC), Shattered Love (BBC)

    Rachel's film credits include: Samsung Qled with Kelly Hoppen, Olly Murs Feat Robbie Williams Hand on my Heart music video (Sony), Teenage Wasteland (Steel & Glass Films) Winner of Best Film Swansea Film Festival, Lead role in Valley of the Witch (Northbank Entertainment)

    Rachel's commercial credits include: Morrisons, BBC iPlayer, British Gas, Skoda, Iceland, Nationwide, Sainsbury's, McDonalds, Soda Stream.

    Rachel's radio, presenting and voice over credits include: BBC, Blood and Stone feature film feat John Hurt, Square i media, Rank and Barclays.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • New York City
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • Welsh
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Mischievous
    • Professional
    • Villainous
    • Wholesome
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Cornish
    • London
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Somerset
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Welsh, Standard
    • Yorkshire
    General Dance Skills
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Motion Capture
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over