- First appeared on stage at the age of eleven in Les Miserables in 1987.
- Voiced the Hero of Brightwall in video game Fable 3 in 2010.
- Won the Digital Spy Reader's Award for Best Female Soap Actor in 2014.
- Performed a Grease medley for the Children In Need charity alongside the Eastenders cast in 2014.
- Won both Best Actress and Best Dramatic Performance for her part in Eastenders at the 2015 British Soap Awards.