Eleanor comes from Swansea in Wales, where she first gained a love of the spoken word through taking LAMDA examinations, later gaining her LAMDA teaching diploma. She is also a qualified teacher with a Masters Degree in Education.
Eleanor has been a professional actress for most of her life, appearing on stage, television, radio and taking Shakespeare to schools all over the world for the British Council.
A member of the LAMDA examinations board, she is also a published author of two books of poetry for children. Eleanor is an adjudicator for The British and International Federation of Festivals.