Rachel and The Moonstone co-creator Sasha Hails are also currently in funded development, writing the pilot script for a children’s novel adaptation for CBBC.
In 2017/2018, Rachel wrote two episodes of Sanctuary, an 8-part international thriller series from Swedish indie Yellow Bird, adapted by Charlie Fletcher – currently shooting in Italy.
In 2016, Rachel co-developed and co-wrote, with Sasha Hails, the BBC’s critically-acclaimed adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone (**** Telegraph, Financial Times, Daily Mail).
Rachel also co-created (with Tashin Guner) and wrote the hit BBC1 mystery series Father Brown, based on GK Chesterton’s priest detective character, currently in its sixth series. Father Brown is now one of the most successful shows the BBC has ever syndicated. It has so far sold to 184 territories globally, with 90% carriage in America alone. The show transmits in weekend prime time in territories including Australia (where it was the top-rating Saturday night drama) and the US.
Rachel has been writing primetime British television drama for fifteen years, including extensive work in BBC Continuing Drama, notably on EastEnders and Casualty.