Rachel trained at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and is the daughter of acclaimed stage and screen actor Donald Pickup.
Rachel starred as Fausta Grables in Wonder Woman. Her other movie credits include Schadenfreude, Chronic, AKA and Basil.
Her stage and theatre credits include Still Life (The Mill at Sonning); The Tempest, The Odyssey, For Services Rendered, Barefoot in the Park (Jermyn Street Theatre); Present Laughter (St. James Theatre, NYC); The Merchant of Venice (Lincoln Center Festival, New York City; Shakespeare’s Globe and International Tour); London Assurance, The Home Place, Breath, Play, Act Without Words, Dancing at Lughnasa and Airswimming (Irish Repertory Theatre, NYC); Intelligence (New York Theatre Workshop); Private Lives (Hartford Stage).
On TV, Rachel’s credits include Sister Boniface Mysteries, Casualty, The Beast Must Die, Grantchester, Midsomer Murders, Madam Secretary, Elementary, Dietland, 50 Ways to Kill Your Lover, House of Anubis, Garrow’s Law, Small Island, Dogtown, Holby City, Doctors, Victoria and Albert, No Bananas, Jeffrey Archer: The Truth, Coupling and Relic Hunter.