‘ talented character actress to watch out for’ The Scotsman
‘She is an engaging performer and really has you rooting for this sad figure.’ The Stage
‘Halliwell’s performance has shades of Julie Walters, a dash of Penelope Wilton,an excellent example of a well-balanced piece of writing.’ Broadwaybaby.com
Rachael is an experienced and versatile character actor who delights in the storytelling experience and connecting with audiences. She has written and performed two solo shows – Deirdre and Me and Project Juno – throughout the country, Camden and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals and at the Arts Theatre in London’s West End.
Shake The City is Rachael’s next acting engagement at Leeds Playhouse and Greenwich Theatre. Working with Writer Millie Gaston on the R&D for the project at Slung Low in December 2020 has culminated in this exciting tour of an incendiary new play about the 1970 Clothworkers Strike in Leeds and four women’s fight for equality.
Rachael created the Doorstep Theatre performance and character Mags for the November Club and toured to front door steps, village Halls throughout Newcastle and Northumberland