Rachael Stirling

Rachael Stirling

Rachael Stirling is an English stage, film and television actress.

Rachael Stirling recently starred in The Divine Mrs S at Hampstead Theatre in London.

Other recent stage credits include Private Lives at the Donmar Warehouse and as Lady Susan Climber in Scandaltown at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in 2022.

What is Rachael Stirling known for?

Rachael has been nominated twice for the Laurence Olivier Award for her stage work in The Priory at the Royal Court Theatre in 2009; and An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre in 2011.

She played Nancy Astley in the BBC drama Tipping the Velvet, and Millie in the ITV series The Bletchley Circle. She has also guest starred in Lewis and one episode of Doctor Who, co-starring with her mother the late Dame Diana Rigg.

Rachael Stirling – Theatre credits

Rachael’s many theatre credits include Helena in Peter Hall’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rose Theatre, Kingston); Sylvia in The Recruiting Officer (Donmar Warehouse); Helena in Peter Gill’s revival of Look Back in Anger (Theatre Royal, Bath); Yelena in David Mamet’s version of Uncle Vanya (Wilton’s Music Hall); Katharina in The Taming of The Shrew; and, Lionheart’s daughter in the National Theatre stage version of Theatre of Blood. She has also appeared in Dusty Hughes’ Helpless (Donmar Warehouse, 2000); A Woman of No Importance (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Anna in the Tropics (Hampstead Theatre); and Tamburlaine (Bristol Old Vic and Barbican).

Rachael Stirling – Film and TV roles

Film work includes Their Finest; Sixteen; Snow White and the Huntsman; Salmon Fishing in the Yemen; Centurian; The Young Victoria; Dangerous Parking; The Truth; Freeze Frame; Triumph of Love; Another Life; Complicity; Maybe Baby and Still Crazy.

Television work includes The Chelsea Detective; Hollington Drive; Grantchester; Wild Bill; The Bletchley Circle: Detectorists; Capital; Churchill’s Secret; Letters From Baghdad; The Bletchley Circle; The Game; Dr Who; Women In Love; Minder; Boy Meets Girl; The Haunted; Riot at the Rite; Murder at the Vicarage; The Final Quest; Poirot; Tipping the Velvet; Othello and In the Beginning.

More info on The Divine Mrs S at Hampstead Theatre

Rachael Stirling Links & Socials

Rachael Stirling Press Interviews

InterviewRachael Stirling on Diana Rigg: ‘My mother died surrounded by absolute love’ (Andrew Billen, The Times, 15 March 2024) - Read more
InterviewRachael Stirling: ‘Promise me you’ll take out half the swearing?’ (Rachael Stirling, The Observer, 2 April 2023) - Read more
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