Rachel Claire Matthews

Rachel Matthews is a London based singer-songwriter and actress. She trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London. (The Stage Scholarship). Rachel wrote and is featured on the new ‚Cool Million‘ Album „Stronger“ with her track „Skintight“ which went straight in at no1 on The UK Soul Chart. Her live solo work includes performances at the Isle of Wight festival, Ronnie Scotts, The Royal Albert Hall and The Barbican. Rachel has worked extensively in Theatre and TV.  Her theatre credits include: „Daisy“in ‚The Secret Garden‘ for The Royal Shakespeare company ( Stratford -upon- avon and West End). „Sheridan“ in ‚Kombat‘ for The National Theatre studio. „Princess Jasmine“in ‚Aladdin‘ and „Gloria“ in ‚Brassed off‘ for The Lichfield Garrick. „Belle“ in ‚A Christmas Carol‘ for The Derby Playhouse. „Geminae“ in ‚A funny thing happened on the way to the forum‘, Regents Park. „Sweet Pea“ in ‚Jack and the Beanstalk‘, Hackney Empire. „Alice“ in ‚Seven Brides for Seven Brothers for BAC amongst many others. Her Tv and film credits include guest lead appearances in Doctors (BBC) The Bill (Talkback Thames), All about me (Celador), One hundredth of a Second (Pistachio Pictures, winner Manhattan Film Festival) and is appearing in the forthcoming Monumental Pictures feature „How to build a girl“ where she also co-composed the backing vocal arrangement for the title track. Rachel is an experienced session vocalist and a member of Urban Voices Collective performing at prestigious events in the UK and internationally including the 2012 Olympic Closing ceremony and BAFTA’s. Her studio and live work includes sessions for Paloma Faith, Muse, Demi Lovato, Sam Smith, Barry Manilow, Elbow, Andrea Bocelli, George Michael, Rita Ora, Sigma and more.