Renowned film and television actress known for bringing to life DS Winsome Jackman in the British mystery series DCI Banks. She has also had recurring roles on numerous shows like Lip Service, Top Boy, and Spooks: Code 9.
She studied at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before earning her first major television role in 2003 on the soap opera Doctors.
A talented stage actress as well as a screen actress, she was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role in the 2010 play The Mountaintop.
She grew up in Birmingham and later moved to London.