Sara Roache was a British actress who appeared in Coronation Street in 2007, playing the part of Judge Alderman, she also appeared uncredited in Episode 1756 (14th November 1977) as a receptionist. Her other credits included Emmerdale Farm, Juliet Bravo and Cracker. She married long-serving Street actor William Roache in 1978. They had two children, including Street actor William James Roache and lived in Cheshire. She was sometimes credited in her acting career as Sara McEwan.
Sara Roache died on 7th February 2009, aged 58. Her husband was quoted as saying: "We loved Sara very much and we are all in a state of shock. We can't believe she is no longer with us." Street star Beverley Callard said: "She was just gorgeous, a beautiful human being. I have known her for many years and met her before I joined Corrie. We met many times at charity functions which she gave so much of her time to. She was heavily involved in a talent contest each year where money was raised to send disabled children on the holiday of a lifetime. She worked so hard to give something back. She was a beautiful lady, elegant with a gorgeous figure."