Perhaps most well known for her time starring on Doctors as Dr. Melody Bell, Bower would later land the role of Aunt Corey on the CBBC series The Secret Life of Boys. She won the Edinburgh Fringe Report award for Best Actress in a TV Drama and Comedy in 2006 for her part in The New Worst Witch.
She took A Levels at Sixth Form College before graduating honors from the University of Warwick with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Performing Arts.
She starred in commercials for the celebrity magazine Heat. She had a guest lead role in Silent Witness as DCI Helen Radley.
She was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
She and Gene Gurie both booked starring roles in Secret Life of Boys.