Sarah Lancashire is a British actress. She has been acting since the 1980s, debuting in an episode of Coronation Street. In the 1990s, she became known for her role as Raquel Wolstenhulme also in Coronation Street. Afterward, she played recurring roles in the television series Bloomin’ Marvellous and Where the Heart is. In the 2000s, she appeared in 6 episodes of Chambers. She also starred in the miniseries My Fragile Heart, The Cry, and The Rotters’ Club, among others. She currently stars as Caroline Dawson in Last Tango in Halifax and Catherine Cawood in Happy Valley. In 2019, she also starred as Angela Howard in the television series MotherFatherSon.