Emma Matthews appeared on Coronation Street in two roles: firstly as a Nurse in a small number of episodes between March 2012 and January 2015; and she returned to the programme in October 2017 as social worker Fiona Crowley.

Having trained at the Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre between 2007 and 2010, she has also been credited for roles in Shameless, Emmerdale, Prisoners Wives and Casualty, whilst on stage she has appeared in productions of Caberet, Oh What A Bloody Circus, The Hired Man and Stepping Out.