- Nurse Petrie, based at Salford Royal Hospital where an unconscious Martin Platt was admitted in December 1986 following a car crash
- Mrs Chadwick, who appeared in November 1990 as the mother of Kabin paperboy Nigel Chadwick
- Doctor Minshull, consulted by Nick and Leanne Tilsley in April 1999 when the couple considered terminating Leanne's pregnancy.
Her other credits include roles in Stay Lucky, Cracker, City Central, The Cops, The Bill and Doctors and on stage at Bolton's Octagon theatre in productions of Ham and The BFG.
After learning about puppetry she (unsuccessfully) auditioned for The Muppets, but her new skill brought her a series of job offers and in 2004 she won the role of Bessie BusyBody in LazyTown. The successful children's show is shown worldwide and filmed in Iceland, where Julie regularly spends a couple of months each year. Other voice-only character works include The Hoobs, Fully Booked and The Rhyme Rocket.