Her first professional role was followed by a series of parts on the English stage.
The Times called her "theatrical Viagra ".
Reilly wrote to the producers of the television drama Prime Suspect to ask for work, and six months later she auditioned for a role in an episode of Prime Suspect 4: Inner Circle , which was broadcast on ITV on 7 May
Reilly was engaged to actor Jonah Lotan from to
Description: London Film Critics' Circle. By , Reilly felt she was being typecast in comedy roles, and actively sought out a role as the young Amy in Last Orders , directed by Fred Schepisi.