Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Played Julie on the comedy series "Trollied"
Played Margaret Morris in the TV movie "The Road to Coronation Street"
Began providing the voice of Fifi-forget-me-not on the animated series "Fifi and the Flowertots"
Brought back to the new "Absolutely Fabulous"
Had co-starring role in the ensemble comedy-drama "Born Romantic"
Lent her voice to the character of a dim-witted hen in the blockbuster Claymation film "Chicken Run"
Recreated breakthrough stage role in film "Little Voice"
Provided the voices for the characters in the animated British children's series "The Blobs"
Starred in own British TV special "Never Mind the Horrocks"
Played Lady Macbeth in a stage production of "Macbeth"
Received critical raves for her performance as Sally Bowles in the Sam Mendes-directed environmental staging of "Cabaret" in London; production co-starred Alan Cumming
Made cameo appearance in Cumming's short film "Butter"
Appeared in support of William Hurt and Cumming in "Second Best"
Played recurring role of Bubble in hit TV series "Absolutely Fabulous"
Breakthrough film role, "Life is Sweet"
Breakthrough stage role as Little Voice in Cartwright's play "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice"
Co-starred with Anjelica Huston in "The Witches"
Appeared with Anthony Hopkins in the BBC telecast "Heartland"
Had featured role in Jim Cartwright's stage play "Road" at the Royal Court Theatre; production filmed for broadcast on British TV in 1987
Was raised in Rawtenstall, Lancashire, England.
Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with Imogen Stubbs and Ralph Fiennes.