Christabel is originally from Cornwall and has appeared in five series of Doc Martin. Other TV shows include Manhunt II, Delicious, Trollied, Down to Earth, Hardware, The Project, The Bill and Dispatches. Film work includes Sam in the feature The Last Horror Movie as well as numerous shorts. She has played comedy roles in commercials for Vax, Cineworld, Youngs Frozen Fish and American Bank. For radio, she has performed in The Mints and The Killing of Sister George. Her theatre work has taken her all over the UK and out to Vienna, performing in French, German and English. Most recently, she has toured UK cathedrals in Henry V for Antic Disposition playing Mistress Quickly and Alice. She has also performed in many Westcountry theatre projects, such as MINI-malism and Anyone Can Write for the Hall for Cornwall, Glory at The Bike Shed as well as Jamaica Inn and The Crucible at The Minack. When not acting, Chrissie can normally be found walking, rowing or digging on the allotment.