Following a short-lived stint as knicker-selling Carmen in East Enders in 1994, she went on to appear in Kiss Me Kate, Smack the Pony, Cutting It and Wild At Heart.
Her love of drama started early and aged nine she joined Bishop's Waltham Little Theatre Company.
She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for her role in Thoroughly Modern Millie and played Princess Fiona in the original West End production of Shrek the Musical.
She is best known for portraying Monica Hall on the HBO sitcom Silicon Valley (2014–present).
She made a cameo appearance as a sorority sister in an episode of Smallville, a television series based on the DC Comics character Superman.
From 2005 to 2006, she played Tanis Mc Taggart on the YTV teen drama 15/Love which co-starred actress and close friend Meaghan Rath.