She was attended he independent Bryanston School and then enrolled to t St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
“After being brought down by what happened in Mexico, I wanted her to find a way to love life and appreciate life.
“We couldn’t ignore that there was trauma to begin with, but then something happened in her life where she meets someone and you actually see Nikki smiling.” She continued: “I do (feel that Nikki deserves love) and I ask so often.
Over time, the show has integrated the private lives and relationships of the main characters as well - with Nikki taking centre stage in both strands of the show's narrative.
Emilia Fox has featured on a number of British shows, including David Copperfield, The Scarlet Pimpernel and Upstairs Downstairs.
She also competed in reality show Bear Grylls: Mission Survive, where she was the fourth contestant to be eliminated.
She has also starred in the series Delicious alongside Dawn French.Here's everything you need to know about the actress who is starring in BBC One sitcom Home From Home...In 2002 she starred in her first film - Roman Polanksi's The Pianist.From 2009 to 2011 she was guest appearances on the BBC’s Merlin – Seeing the new adventures in the role of Morgause.In 2012, she protrayed Lady Portia Alresford in Upstairs Downstairs.In 2010 she began dating actor Jeremy Gilley, the couple welcomed their first child together Gilley Rose on November 24 of that year, but the relationship ended in 2011.