English television and stage actress who is widely recognized for her portrayal of Kelly in the 2006 film London to Brighton. Her work has garnered her a London Film Critics' Circle award nomination.
She trained at London's Arts Educational School and made her professional debut in a 1999 production of Widowers' Houses.
In 2016, she was cast as Thelma Bragg on the popular soap opera series EastEnders.
She and her partner Mark Perez gave birth to a daughter in 2015.
She made an appearance in the 2015 crime thriller Legend, which starred Tom Hardy.