Penelope Rawlins was born in Surrey and spent the latter half of her childhood growing up in the States. Her extensive theatre credits include national tours of The Lady Vanishes, Present Laughter, Brief Encounter, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and The Railway Children. A regular to repertory theatre, her work includes The Browning Version, Absent Friends, Butterflies Are Free, Pinocchio and Dick Barton; Special Agent. She has played many roles in BBC radio productions, including Gilberte in In Search of Lost Time, Pansy in The Portrait of a Lady. Penny also reads to stroke patients in London hospitals for InterAct Reading Service.