Lancashire made her acting debut in the British television series Coronation Street, created by Tony Warren. In 2000, she appeared in the series, Clocking Off, which was created and written by Paul Abbott. The co-stars of this series are Siobhan Finneran, Philip Glenister, and Wil Johnson.
In 2007, Lancashire appeared in a British television series, an adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist, which was written by Sarah Phelps and directed by Coky Giedroyc. Three years later, she appeared in a British television drama mini-series, which was written by Stephen Butchard.
After a couple of years, Lancashire appeared in a British comedy-drama series, Last Tango in Halifax, which was scripted by Sally Wainwright. She also appeared in a British crime drama television series, Happy Valley, which was directed by Sally Wainwright. The co-stars of the series are Siobhan Finneran, Joe Armstrong, and Charlie Murphy.
Lancashire appeared in numerous movies and television series like Lark Rise to Candleford, The Paradise, Five Daughters, Last Tango in Halifax, and When Did You Last See Your Father?, and Blood Brothers.
Lancashire is a British by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She married her long-term husband, Gary Hargreaves, after dating him for sometimes. After ten years of their relationship, the couple got divorced. After that, she began dating boyfriend, Peter Salmon. The couple married after dating for sometimes and gave birth to a son, Joseph Peter Salmon. Although the couple looked enjoying a happy life together, recently it came to know that the couple headed for the divorce.
Lancashire is one of the popular actress, who earns a huge amount of money from her professional acting career. She has appeared in numerous television series and movies from, which she must have collected a tremendous amount of money. According to some source, her current net worth is about $1 million.