Rachel Hyde-Harvey

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Rachel Hyde-Harvey
Birth name Rachel Harvey
Born (1987-03-21) 21 March 1987 (age 27)
Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
Genres Pop, rock
Occupations Singer, model, actress, musician[1]
Instruments Vocals, piano, drums, guitar[2]
Years active 1998–present
Website rachelhydeharvey.com

Rachel Hyde-Harvey (born 21 March 1987 in Kettering, Northamptonshire) is a British actress and singer best known for her role as Amy in the CBBC's I Dream alongside S Club 8.

Education[edit]

Rachel attended Chaplins Stage School, Northampton. Then she trained at Sylvia Young Theatre School[3] with her I Dream co-star Matt Di Angelo.

Career[edit]

Rachel began her acting career in 1998, when she has played Juliet in the drama Romeo and Juliet.[4] In 2000, she took part in two theater productions, both at Wellingborough Castle Youth Theatre: Road, in the role of Helen, and Haroun and the Sea of Stories.[4] In 2001, she played Abigail in The Crucible at Wellingborough Castle Youth Theatre. Rachel was in the cast of Bad'nuff in London's Soho Theatre, playing Jay. In 2004, she played Amy in the hit teen drama I Dream on the BBC. In 2007, Rachel played Margo in My Family and Other Animals at the Jersey Arts Centre/Corfu. From November 2008 to January 2009, Rachel played Belle in Beauty and the Beast at the South Hill Park Hill Arts Centre in Bracknell.[4] From 2008 to 2010, she played Sofia in Sofia's Diary[5] on Bebo and Channel 5 (UK).[6] She also appeared in the Busted's "What I go to school for" video, as a school girl. She was an extra in Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban[4] as an Hogwarts' chorus member.

Music[edit]

From a young age, Rachel was the lead vocalist for several local rock bands, contributing music and lyrics. Later she recorded a few songs with a band called Glitch Code.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Series Role Note
2000 The sound of music: Victoria Wood Christmas Special Louisa
2000 The real meaning of Christmas Dancer/Singer
2003 My Family Fiona Recurring
2004 I Dream Amy Series Lead
2005 Holby City Amy Jones Recurring
2005 Bricking it Georgie
2006 Doctors Marie Collins Recurring
The Bill Josie Shaw Recurring
2008 Sofia's Diary Sofia Series Lead
2009 Doctors Tammy Ashdown Guest star

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rachel Hyde-Harvey". AngelStages.com. Angel Stage Ltd. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rachel Hyde-Harvey". Spotlight Actresses 2012/2013. Spotlight. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Attending the real Fame Academy". BBC. 17 July 2003. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d "CV". Rachel Hyde-Harvey. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Local actress wins role in internet soap.". Northants Evening Telegraph. 8 April 2008. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Sweney, Mark (17 April 2008). "Fiver to air Bebo drama Sofia's Diary". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 

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