Actress Erin Shanagher played two minor roles on Coronation Street: a Paintball Instructor in October 2008, who worked at the "Krazy Shot Paintballing Range" - the venue where Tony Gordon's stag party activities were held; and returned to the programme in June 2010 as Ruth, a girl who took part in a Speed Dating night that was organised in the Rovers.

Her other credits include roles in Drop Dead Gorgeous, Goldplated, Mobile, The Street, The Royal Today, Emmerdale, Bloody Foreigners, Bedlam, Shameless, Scott & Bailey and Hit & Miss.