After she earned her degree in English and Linguistics from
Durham University, Charlotte Riley made her acting debut on a 2007 episode of
Grownups. Since then, Charlotte has appeared in the TV movie adaptations Wuthering
Heights (2009) and Marple: The
Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (2010). In 2009, she was cast in the gritty
crime drama series The Take, where a dude takes off her top and shows her boobs
in the second episode.