Emily Fairman is an actress and writer who appeared on Coronation Street in April 2010 as the Headmistress at Daisyfield High School who, alongside Brian Packham, interviewed John Stape for a teaching position. She also appeared in two episodes of the 1999 Street spin-off Coronation Street - After Hours.

Her television work also includes roles in Bad Girls, The Knock and The Bill. As an award-winning writer she has written for BBC Radio 4, as well as creating a six-part comedy television series entitled Your Bad Self, in which she also starred.

She has also been involved with coaching clients in presentation and media skills for more than twenty years, since working with Broadcast Communications plc (a division of The Guardian).