Most well known for her portrayal of Claire Peacock in the popular British soap opera Coronation Street, she is also recognized for her role as Jenny Oulton on Mersey Beat and for her performance as Julie Pullen on Peak Practice.
After training at the Burnley Youth Theatre in Lancashire, England, she made her screen acting debut as lead character Miranda Pudsey in the English children's series Three Seven Eleven.
She was a student at St. Christopher's CE High School and Nelson and Colne College (both in Lancashire, England).
In 2008, she and her husband, Jon Wormald, welcomed a daughter named Sophia.
She and Amanda Mealing were both in the cast of the late 1990s drama series The Grand.