Her uncle is actor Michael Hadley who she credits for encouraging her to pursue acting.
I was very earnest and focused from quite a young age – and geeky. I always thought that if you just put your head down and got on with work you’d get away with far more [mischief] than if you were being explicitly naughty, so I studied.
2014’s holiday season presented a key moment in Felicity’s career with her esteemed turn in the biopic , in which she played Jane Hawking, the first wife of famed physicist Stephen Hawking.
The film follows the initial romance and then the struggles of the couple as Stephen is diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.
In 2013, Felicity played the title role of the film , directed by and co-starring Ralph Fiennes.
The award-winning actor portrayed writer Charles Dickens, with Felicity playing theater actress Nelly Ternan, his very secretive mistress.
While at school Felicity began to attend the Central Junior Television Workshop, an after-school club in Birmingham.