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 http://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.
You can view further information on Rachel at www.rachelhowellsactress.com
Rachel works as a freelance director and has directed over fifteen shows both internationally and in the UK.
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.