Howard Chadwick played three parts in Coronation Street:
- A Private Detective hired by Philip Newton to follow Bet Lynch in November 2003.
- A Court Clerk present when Angela Harris was charged with murdering husband Tommy in April 2005.
- A Man in the Rovers who came on to Liz McDonald in July 2010.
On television he has also appeared in Doctors while on stage he has played in the Oldham Coliseum's production of Perfect Pitch and many Shakespearean roles for Demi-Paradise Productions including Richard II, Measure for Measure and Macbeth.