Sarah Parks appeared on Coronation Street in four roles:
- The Midwife who delivered twins Billy and Becky Mallett in December 1998
- DS Pullen investigating Gary Adams for the false imprisonment of Sarah Platt between July and August 2001
- Council planning officer Andrea Chaplin in January 2004
- Linda, whose husband Derek had an affair with Liz McDonald in 2007.
Other TV credits include The Bill, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Heartbeat, Blue Murder, Fat Friends, Emmerdale, Shameless and Scott & Bailey. On the big screen she has appeared in Fanny and Elvis, Panic Button and Best Laid Plans. Theatre work includes productions of Having a Ball, MacBeth, Quicksand, Mother Courage, Twelfth Night, Richard III, Oedipus, Moby Dick, Funny Turns, Fly Me to the Moon and Marlene.