She is best known for the lead role of Inspector Jean Darblay in the first three series of the 1980s television BBC police drama Juliet Bravo. Prior to this, she had played Dennis Waterman's screen wife, Alison Carter, in early episodes of The Sweeney and WPC Howarth in Z-Cars (1972–75), which stood her in good stead for her role as Inspector Darblay. More recently she has taken regular roles in The Hello Girls and At Home with the Braithwaites. She also played a part in Sam. She also made an appearance in Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads.