Shannon Flynn (born 22nd August 1996 in Rochdale) appeared on Coronation Street sporadically between March and September 2016 as Lauren, the ringleader of a gang of schoolgirls at Weatherfield High who bullied Bethany Platt.

An attendee of the Starstruck Theatre School in Manchester since 2003, her other credits include roles in Holby City, Scott & Bailey, Shameless, Doctors, Waterloo Road and Dani's Castle. She also played Ruthie in the BBC Radio 4 play Lost Property: The Year My Mother Went Missing.