A prolific voiceover artist, she contributed to Lazy Lucy, Chop Socky Chooks, Freefonix, Noddy in Toyland, The Octonauts, OOglies, and several other animated series. Her live action credits include recurring roles on Benidorm (as Sam Wood) and Angelo's (as Maria).
She made her television acting debut in a 1997 episode of Band of Gold.
She contributed voice acting work to several programs on BBC Radio 1.
She spent her youth in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. In 2007, she and her brother Adam launched a BBC3 comedy program called It's Adam and Shelley.
In 2015, she joined the cast of Footy Pups, a BBC children's program narrated by sportscaster John Motson.