- Performed on stage with the W11 Opera company as a 9-year-old, and then returned to direct a number of productions in her early 20s.
- Was originally rejected by London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but reapplied and was eventually accepted.
- Adopted her grandmother's name, Eve, as her stage name because there was already an Emily Best registered with the British Actors' Equity Association.
- Voiced the title character in an audiobook version of Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece.
- 2008, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
- 2007, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
- 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Susanna Best — Mother
- University of Oxford, Lincoln College, Oxford, England