Rachel started comedy in 2003 as popular character act 'Carol King' before taking a break during which time she wrote for BBC and comedy content for UKTV website, returning to performing in 2008 as herself.
She is resident MC and promoter of the very popular Laffacino Comedy Cabaret in Birmingham. Also compere for Loudeemy, Ladyfest Nottingham 2011 and other local gigs. Regular at Retort Cabaret, Kitchen Garden Café, Birmingham.
Done paid or expenses work for Ship of Fools, Leicester, The Bear, Mirth Control, Laffboro, Laughing Cows, Manchester, resident stand up at Buddhafield Festival 2010 and various independent shows and promoters. Gigged at The Glee Club, Birmingham for Jo Enright and Friends
Cultural Award 2016 Sutton London Borough
Runner up Sutton Poetry Slam 2015, Imagine Festival
Runner up Buddhafield Poetry Slam 2010
Finalist Birmingham New Act Award
Regular Guest, Comedy Hangover on Rhubarb Radio
Guest, Phil Upton’s Breakfast Show, BBC WM
Sharon in Geezer, comedy radio play, MCR Radio, Manchester
‘What's the Offside Rule?’ BBC Radio 5 Live with Sheridan Smith
Sketches for Newsrevue, London, 2020 Youth Theatre and Crescent Theatre, Birmingham.
UKTV digital etext and websites, comedy quizzes and content
Moving On: Short comedy history sketches (permanent exhibition), History Galleries, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
‘Ramblings of Mary Read’ Comedy drama in development with BBC Radio Drama
“That was brilliant” Victoria Derbyshire BBC Radio 5 Live
‘Great confidence on stage, accompanied by a relaxed persona and great audience interaction.’ : Gigglebox, Birmingham
"Innovative performer, earthy, warm and ace" We Are Most Amused, Northampton
‘Very talented’ Digbeth.org
Rachel also has experience working with children and in schools and enjoys performing clean sets and children's comedy. She wrote and performed ‘The Recycled Puppet Show’ a storytelling children’s comedy puppet show at The Public, West Bromwich, Black Country Touring and Nuneaton as well as schools.