Fenella Norman (born in Bradford) played two parts in Coronation Street: Spanish-language teacher Senora Robinson who taught evening classes held at Weatherfield Comprehensive in September 1991 and she returned to the programme in October and November 2000 as Christine Glover, the housekeeper at Chateau Armand where Curly Watts's former wife Raquel resided with their daughter Alice.

She has also appeared in Bullman, All Creatures Great and Small, Brookside, September Song, In Suspicious Circumstances, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Casualty, Bad Girls and Fortysomething.

Married to actor Christopher Kent, the couple are directors of CKUK voice studio in London.