Sarah Patel (born 25th December 1986 in Enfield) appeared on Coronation Street in October 2004 as Shania, who along with her friend Helen, was chatted up in the Weatherfield Arms by Jason Grimshaw and Warren Baldwin.

After moving to Bolton to pursue a full-time acting career, her other credits include roles in Children's Ward, All Together Now, Clocking Off, Shameless, Dalziel and Pascoe, Hollyoaks, Doctors, The Body Farm and Scott & Bailey.