Wendy Patterson appeared on Coronation Street in three roles:
- The Court Clerk present at Weatherfield Magistrates Court in April 2008 who read out a list of David Platt's charges relating to criminal damage
- A Prison Officer who was employed at Redford Prison while Gail McIntyre was incarcerated
- The Registrar who officiated at the wedding of Peter Barlow and Carla Connor in December 2013.
Her acting credits include roles in Strictly Confidential, Lillies, Florence Nightingale, Wired, Waterloo Road, The Street, Five Days, A Passionate Woman, Accused, South Riding, Shameless, DCI Banks and Last Tango in Halifax. On the other side of the camera, Patterson has worked as a Casting Assistant on episodes of Unforgiven, Exile, Scott & Bailey, The Body Farm, Hit & Miss, Blackout and Accused.