A review in The Daily Telegraph once reported that "Sylvestra Le Touzel has a face with an arresting aristocratic beauty".
In September 2008, she opened with Kenneth Branagh in a new stage production of Chekhov's Ivanov at the Wyndham's, London.
She has appeared many times with the Royal Shakespeare Company, including Jonathan Miller's 1996 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Sylvestra was a child actress, and her first roles were in the year 1968 in Doctor Who - The Mind Robber and Dixon of Dock Green.
Sylvestra plays Mistress Ford in the Penguin audiobooks version of The Merry Wives of Windsor.
She also works in BBC Radio. For instance, she starred in the Radio 4 serials Faithful Departed and Speaking for Themselves, the Personal Letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill (in which she played Clementine).
Sylvestra's agent is Markham and Froggatt Ltd, 4 Windmill Street London W1T 2HZ.
According to an official search engine, in June 2006 there were only three people in the United Kingdom with the first name 'Sylvestra' - plus one more called 'Silvestra'.
Sylvestra is originally from Jersey in the Channel Islands, off the coast of France, where her family has lived for many generations.
Sylvestra is married to the Welsh actor Owen Teale and has two daughters, Eliza and Grace. They live in south London.