Rachel Hiew is an actress and singer who appeared as Sylvia Weng-Chung in EastEnders throughout 1993.

Rachel was born and raised in London and has been singing and dancing most of her life. She studied dance, drama and singing at the renowned Arts Educational Schools, London and was awarded the Lloyd-Weber Scholarship for Musical Theatre and the prize for the best all-around student. At just 13 years old, she made her professional stage debut as a dancer and singer on the London West End stage for two seasons of the English National Opera's Production, 0rpheus in the Underworld at the London Coliseum.

Productions in England include Aladdin in the role of the Princess at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen and The Opera House, Manchester and Cinderella at Titel Role, Beck Theatre, London and Joy to The World at the Royal Albert Hall. After this, Rachel landed the role of Sylvia in EastEnders, her role was only minor and had no significant storylines, her tenure in the show lasted for seven months. She then appeared in the musical Shakespeare and Rock 'n' Roll in which she played all the leading female roles, the musical brought Rachel back to Berlin.

She sang the theme song for RTLII's hit music show, The Dome and was the opening act for The Dome in 1999 in the Max Schmeling Halle. In 2007, she teamed up with German Dance DJs Masterblaster to record Walking in Memphis. The song went to number one in the German Dance Charts and number one VIVA club rotation, as well as reaching the top ten in many European Dance Charts. Rachel enjoys regular appearances with some of the best bands in the Gala industry today as well as her solo programme. She is also the guest singer with The Munich Swing Stars. Rachel performed in the Mowtown 50th-anniversary show, Memories of Mowtown and has worked alongside music legends Mickey Stevenson, Al Abrahams and Martha Reeves.

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