Rachel Pownall

Outdoor headshot of Rachel Pownall


Writer and Director – Ghost Orchid.

Rachel grew up in rural Gloucestershire and now lives in North Somerset. In her early career, she worked as a documentary filmmaker, mostly for the BBC, and later became a lecturer in media and tv. After completing an MA in Scriptwriting at Bath Spa University in 2018, she started working in the creative technology sector. She is currently a Resident at The Studio in Bath, Bath Spa University’s Innovation and Enterprise hub. Rachel recently set up Agapanthus Productions to explore her own practice as a theatre, audio and film maker, and to experiment with how creative technology can be used effectively within storytelling.