Eric Hulme has appeared on Coronation Street playing three roles:
- James Pilling, a guide who brought members of the Weatherfield Historical Society on a visit to the Street in September 1996
- Mr Fearns, the father of teenager Neil who visited the Platt family in March 2000 upon learning that thirteen-year-old Sarah-Louise was pregnant by his son
- A Drunk who was awaiting questioning at Weatherfield Police Station in February 2012.
His other screen credits include roles in GBH, The Rochdale Pioneers, Emmerdale and The Great Train Robbery, whilst on stage he has appeared in productions including The Cure for Love, My Mad Grandad and Straight and Narrow.