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Suranne Jones

Suranne Jones is an English actress. She first rose to prominence playing the role of Karen McDonald in ITV1's soap opera Coronation Street over a period of four years. In 2004, she left Coronation Street, finding herself looking to experience different roles and present herself as a more capable actress. Upon leaving, Jones took on roles in drama series broadcasts on ITV1, including Vincent, Strictly Confidential, and Harley Street.

Jones' role as a woman convicted of the murder of two police officers in Unforgiven garnered her critical acclaim and her subsequent roles in the BBC One dramas Five Days and Single Father were also well received. Since 2011, Jones has starred in Scott & Bailey as DC Rachel Bailey, with the television series being an original idea conceived by Jones herself and fellow actress Sally Lindsay.

Jones also received acclaim for her portrayal of a human incarnation of the iconic TARDIS in a 2011 episode of long-running BBC science fiction series Doctor Who. In addition to her television career, Jones is also a stage performer, having acted in productions of Caryl Churchill's Top Girls and Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit among others.

Known For


Cast Credits

Life and Birth (2020)
Starring as Narrator (6 episodes)
Gentleman Jack (2019)
Starring as Anne Lister (8 episodes)
Vanity Fair (2018)
Starring as Miss Pinkerton (2 episodes)
Save Me (2018)
Starring as Claire (12 episodes)
CBeebies Bedtime Stories (2017)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones (3 episodes)
Life in the Air (2016)
Starring as Narrator (3 episodes)
Doctor Foster (2015)
Starring as Gemma Foster (3 episodes)
The Kids' Hospital at Christmas (2014)
Starring as Narrator
Dangerous Dogs (2014)
Starring as Narrator (2 episodes)
Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll (2014)
Guest starring as Astrid Maddox Pern
The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Starring as Eve Caleigh (2 episodes)
A Touch of Cloth (2012)
Starring as DC Anne Oldman (6 episodes)
The Jonathan Ross Show (2011)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones (2 episodes)
Scott and Bailey (2011)
Starring as Rachel Bailey (16 episodes)
Single Father (2010)
Starring as Sarah
Unforgiven (2009)
Starring as Ruth Slater
Harley Street (2008)
Starring as Dr. Martha Elliot
Five Days (2007)
Starring as PC Laurie Franklin
Strictly Confidential (2006)
Starring as Linda Nelson
The One Show (2006)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones (3 episodes)
Vincent (2005)
Starring as Beth Goddard (2 episodes)
Doctor Who (2005)
Guest starring as Idris
Born to Be Different (2003)
Starring as Narrator (17 episodes)
Bo' Selecta! (2002)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones (2 episodes)
Saturday Kitchen Live (2002)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones
Loose Women (1999)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones (5 episodes)
Celebrity Stars in their Eyes (1998)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones (2 episodes)
Children in Need (1980)
Guest starring as Suranne Jones
  • Episode 2020-11-13: Live Show (Nov 13, 2020)
Vigil ()
Starring as DCI Amy Silva
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