Denise is an english actress, widely recognised for her siren TV characters in Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Bad Girls. And especially for her portrayal of Hazel in Russell T Davies' iconic series 'Queer as Folk' and 'Cucumber'.

She has toured the globe in Shakespeare, Shaw, Albee, Ackbourn, Lorca and Chekhov. She has also run bands, produced plays and won awards - most recently the UK Theatre Award Best Performance in a Play 2018 for The Cherry Orchard. 

In the 2nd half of 2018 Denise played in Machinal at the Almeida, London and Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse. She appeared in Informer on TV and sang at Brighton Pride. She's just finished a run of The Shadow Factory at NST City. Your next chance to catch her will be on the big screen in The Last Tree - a feature film by Shola Amoo that premiered at Sundance. For more info click blog.

When she can, she gigs and sails.