To some Sarah Lancashire is most recognisable for her role as Raquel Watts in the English soap Coronation Street. She starred in the drama for five years. Since then though, she's gone to star in an array of shows including: All the Small Things, Lark Rise to Candleford and Five Daughters.
As well as TV productions Sarah has also performed on London's West End and directed the odd show.
Her father was Geoffrey Lancashire, a TV scriptwriter (who'd penned episodes of Coronation Street before his death in 2004). She has three sons.