Actress best known for her appearances on the BBC. She has starred in both the sitcom Hebburn as Vicki, and the drama Inspector George Gently as Rachel Coles.
She attended the University of Newcastle, eventually graduating with a degree in performance. She then lived in Newcastle for 8 years.
She starred in the play The Pitmen Painters at London's Royal National Theater. The show was so successful that it transferred to Broadway in 2010.
Her parents have remained living where she grew up: in Carlisle, England. Additionally, she has three older brothers. She married Stuart Martin in July 2015.
She starred alongside Martin Shaw, who played the titular character, in the BBC drama Inspector George Gently.