Suranne Jones is an English actress. Starting her acting career in 1997, she debuted in an episode of Coronation Street. She later appeared in 5 episodes of My Wonderful Life. In the 2000s, she became best known for her role as Karen McDonald in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street. After this, she starred as Beth in the crime drama series Vincent, followed by her role as Linda Nelson in the six-part drama Strictly Confidential. From 2011 to 2016, she co-starred as Sergeant Rachel Bailey in the drama series Scott & Bailey. At the same time, she played Anne Oldman in the show A Touch of Cloth. As of 2015, she plays Gemma Foster in the BBC One series Doctor Foster.