Sue Kelly has appeared in Coronation Street playing three different roles:
- Chesney Battersby-Brown's Foster Mother in March 2008
- Journalist Trish Brooks-Benson in November 2010
- Doctor Newall in June 2012, October 2014 and December 2017.
She has also been credited for roles in Holby City, Phoenix Nights, Fat Friends, Cutting It, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, Strictly Confidential, Dalziel and Pascoe and Waterloo Road. On stage she has appeared in productions of Boston Marriage and Emerge.