Emma Ashton has appeared on Coronation Street in three roles:
- Jemma Marsden, the wife of Tim Marsden who was having an affair with an unsuspecting Candice Stowe in May 2004
- DC Collins who arrested and questioned Danny Baldwin in August 2006 over the suppression of a second will left by his late father, Mike
- Karen, an inmate at Norcross Prison who in January 2018 looked out for Anna Windass at Abi Franklin's request.
She has also appeared in Heartbeat, Fat Friends, The Royal and Doctors.