After studying English literature at University College London, Samantha went on to a career in acting. She has worked extensively on stage in such productions as Trevor Nunn’s Hamlet at Kevin Spacey’s Old Vic Theatre, and works in television both in the UK and the US. She has appeared in such shows as Happiness, Canterbury Tales, CSI Miami, Stephen Poliakoff’s Gideon’s Daughter, and TOUCH, the new Tim Kring/Kiefer Sutherland series for Fox. She also recently completed the short Scenes of an Adult Nature, which is her third project as a writer. Her previous films Sewn Up and Marigolds have been given five stars by the BBC film site and have won awards at festivals in the US and UK.