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Sawalha lived with Press Gang co-star Dexter Fletcher, and subsequently comedian Richard Herring. She had a relationship with Keith Allen, whom she met on the set of Martin Chuzzlewit.On 1 January 2004, it was alleged in the tabloid newspapers that she had married Alan Davies, her co-star in the television series Jonathan Creek.She is part of an acting family; Sawalha's father Nadim appeared in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me and The Living Daylights, while her sister Nadia starred in the soap East Enders and is now a television presenter and chat show host with whom she has appeared on Lily Savage's Blankety Blank.
She then returned to acting in two successive BBC costume dramas: as Jessie Brown in 2007 series Cranford, followed by Lark Rise to Candleford in 2008.Sawalha was born in Wandsworth, London, and is daughter of Roberta Lane and actor Nadim Sawalha. She was named after her paternal grandmother, a businesswoman who had received an award from Queen Noor for enterprise.She is of Jordanian, English, and French Huguenot ancestry.From 1992 to 2012, Sawalha played strait-laced daughter Saffron Monsoon in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous alongside Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley.She appeared in the 1995 BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice as Lydia Bennet, with Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth.