Rachel Dunston


Recent News

22nd October 2018 - Black River Meadow Ep. 1 Release Date

So excited to finally reveal the release date for the first episode of the long

anticipated Black River Meadow. The perfect date - Halloween!

Follow me on Twitter for links to where you can watch it.

1st September 2018 - New Audio Book Recording Coming Soon

I’ve just started working on the psychological thriller Where Is Jason Rayner?

You’ll be the first ones to know when it’s available to purchase on Amazon, Audible and iTunes.

26th June 2018 - On A String Review


4th June 2018 - On A String... On A Bus...Success

Our production premiered yesterday at Bath Fringe Festival and it was incredible.

Our audience were amazing and their feedback afterwards of their enjoyment of

On A String made it all worth while (alongside treading the boards

again, obviously!)

29th May 2018 - Rehearsals Have Begun

We’re finally in the rehearsal room and we’ve started our intensive rehearsal

week with a cast and crew read through. It’s so exciting to hear your script jump off

the page and be bought to life by some amazing talent. Really looking forward to

the rest of the week!

3rd May 2018 - One Month To Go!

It’s only a month left until my debut play On A String plays at the Bath Fringe

Festival 2018 on the Theatre Bath Bus. There are a limited number of tickets still

available so be quick!

Theatre Bath Bus Box Office

11th March 2018 - It’s Official! I’m Heading To The Bath Fringe Festival!

My new play On A String will debut at the Bath Fringe Festival 2018 in an

incredibly unique venue: a single-decker bus.

Stay tuned for more details.

24th February 2018 - That’s A Wrap!

The pilot episode of Black River Meadow is in the can. Filming was an absolute pleasure with such a talented cast and crew, and I can’t wait for you to see the

final edit! Until then, enjoy the behind the scenes pictures above.

18th November 2017 - Black River Meadow Casting

After keeping this under wraps for what seems like forever, I can finally announce

that I have been cast as the main female character in Black River Meadow, which

is directed by and starring Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto from Torchwood). I am

incredibly excited after a wonderful production meeting this afternoon.

Let’s do this!

6th November 2017 - UK Offline Web Festival 2017

Extremely proud to announce that the Whovians episode in series 2 that I acted in

has been selected for UK Offline Web Festival 2017. What an achievement!

27th October 2017 - Another Audio Book Completed

I’ve just finished recording another audio book with the RNIB and it is such a

great feeling to know that my performance is going to help someone less

fortunate that I. This is why I love my job!

15th October 2017 - New Writing Workshops

Recently, I’ve been involved in workshopping two new productions; Abandoned

and Universe PLC, both by the fantastic writer Matthew Fisher. The two scripts

challenge audience perceptions while bringing a touch of humour to the

proceedings. If you get the chance to see either of these in the future, make

sure you do. You won’t regret it!

11th September 2017 - It’s My Shout Premiere

The very talented Rhys Jones, director of Whovians and good friend, has directed

one of the films in this year’s line-up. I went along with the rest of the Whovians

cast and crew to support and was blown away by the standard and talent of all

the short films involved.

2nd September 2017 -  Scifi Wales 2017, Llandudno

What do you get if you cross a signed sonic screwdriver, a Tardis and a Dalek?

A very excited Whovian cast member... Me! I was fortunate to be on the panel

at this years convention where we talked all things Whovians and met some

lovely Whovians’ fans.

9th June 2017 - New Voicereels

New voicereels added to my website. Head over to my Audio page to have a listen.

20th May 2017 - Casting News

Exciting News - I’ve been cast in the short film Murphy’s Retribution. Production begins shortly and I’m so excited to explore the complex character of

Rebecca Gascoigne.

14th January 2017 - Casting News

I’ve joined the hilarious Box Full of Comedy crew and will be performing in their

F U 2016 evening at Porters on 25th January. It’s a great selection of sketches that

promises to be a eventful evening. Hope to see you there.

5th January 2017 - Brand New Showreel

Check out my new showreel

30th September 2016 - Tiger Bay The Musical

I have just finished R&D for a brand new musical and the music is so beautiful.

I can’t wait to see what happens to the musical when it opens in Cape Town

next year.

20th September 2016 - City of The Unexpected

I was lucky enough to perform in the city wide extravaganza dedicated to the

author Roald Dahl. I was even involved in Humans of Cardiff and you can hear

about my love for Roald Dahl in the video below.

Humans of Cardiff: Effie Squigbottom

21st August 2016 - We’re Here at Somerset House

I’m part of an unusual experiment; a scratch choir, that will be performing at

Somerset House this bank holiday. You can hear all about it in the article I wrote

and an interview for Arts Scene in Wales, links to both are below.

Rachel Dunston: My Own Utopia  2016, A Year of Imagination and Possibility

Michael Kelligan talks to Rachel Dunston

23rd April 2016 - Whovians Series 2 Begins Production

Whovians has got a second series! We’ve just has our cast read through and

I can’t wait to start filming.

February 2016 - Secret New Musical

I’ve been learning some new music for a private showing of a brand new musical!

I can’t wait to tell you more about it soon!

3rd September 2014 - National Youth Theatre Escapades

Over the last few months, I’ve been working with the National Youth Theatre

of Great Britain where I co-devised and performed in a site specific, immersive

theatre production called ‘Viral’ at the Barbican, London.

To see pictures of the production, follow the link below

Viral - National Youth Theatre of Great Britain

I also wrote a blog!

Rachel at the National Youth Theatre

1st July 2014 - New Video ‘AVENUE Q’

A comedy short where I perform all 7 characters with some clever editing

techniques. Short film based on the stage musical. Enjoy!

Avenue Q Short Film


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