Most well known for her roles as Lauren Andrews and Andrea O'Malley in the respective BBC series Waterloo Road and Grange Hill, she is also recognized for her guest spots in episodes of Drifters and Shameless.
Early in her acting career, she appeared in a made-for-TV movie titled The Crash.
While launching her acting career, she also pursued a degree in history at Manchester MET University.
She was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and she later settled in Manchester. She grew up with brothers named Erin and Perri.
She and Georgia May Foote are both known for their work on Grange Hill.