Andrea Riseborough is a former member of the National Youth Theatre. Appeared as "Bone Girl" in an amateur production of "Dog Days" which won the 1999 Mike Figgis Award.
Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA).
Won the 2006 Ian Charleson Award which recognizes exceptional classical stage performances from actors under 30, for her performances in "Miss Julie" in "Measure For Measure".
Member of the National Youth Theatre.
Hailed by The Sunday Times Magazine as one of Britain's finest Rising Stars along with Romola Garai, Matthew Goode, Hugh Dancy, Eddie Redmayne, Gemma Arterton, Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, Tom Sturridge, Rachel Hurd Wood, Eliza Bennet Daniel Mays and Kaya Scodelario (2009).
She played Annie Sawyer in the pilot episode.