- The recurring role of Joan Lowther between October 1982 and November 1987.
- Barbara - who along with her husband Neville - were passengers in John Stape's taxi in November 2008 (appearing alongside her real-life husband Tony Broughton).
- Elderly barmaid Enid Crump in February 2010.
She was best known for her roles in The Full Monty, Threads, The Caller, and The Parole Officer. She was also the daughter-in-law of Coronation Street original and much-loved cast member Arthur Leslie who played Rovers landlord Jack Walker for the first ten years of the programme's transmission. Her husband, Tony Broughton, also appeared in the Street on several occasions.