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Sophie was born on 21st April, 1988 to Fiona and Michael Rundle and has two brothers James and Henry. Growing up in Bournemouth she attended the Bournemouth School for Girls before going on to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where she graduated in 2011 with a BA in Acting. On graduation she appeared in the period drama 'Garrow's Law' and in 2012 was part of the huge cast recreating the fate of the 'Titanic' on TV. Indeed most of her appearances have been in dramas set in bygone days from the post-war 'Bletchley Circle' and 'Call the Midwife' to the 1920s gangster saga 'Peaky Blinders' though she had a rare - contemporary - comedic role in sitcom 'Not Safe for Work' and played a doomed policewoman in 'Happy Valley'. On stage he has also gone back to the 1920s in Noel Coward's 'The Vortex' at the Rose, Kingston and on film to the nineteenth century with the 2012 'Great Expectations'. In 2015 she joined another huge cast playing the pre- 'Bleak House' Lady Dedlock in 'Dickensian' a mash-up of various characters from books by Charles Dickens in a fictional interaction.