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Sacha Parkinson (born 11/03/1992) in Salford now living in Wigan is a British teenage actress.

Sacha is known for playing Anna Duncan in the 2007 series of the BBC school drama, Grange Hill.

Parkinson's earliest recorded TV role was in the Channel 4's Films4Schools adaptation of Jacqueline Wilsons The Illustrated Mum in which she played Tasha alongside Michelle Collins & Holly Grainger.

More recently Sacha has become a more prominent figure on British TV screens with appearances in The Bill as Rose Sterling, Lisa in Waterloo Road and Cassie Sawyer in Doctors alongside Steve Beckett and Diane Keen. Sacha has also appeared in The Royal as Polly Cruickshank a tearaway school girl who contracts TB.

In an extremely emotional & moving episode of Survivors Sacha plays Kate who's family have been held under house arrest by their nuerotic & paranoid father after a deadly virus sweeps across the world alongside the likes of Max Beasley, Joseph Patterson and Neil Dudgeon. In the an episode of the highly hilarious Shameless Sacha plays gobby Tracey Kelvin and just has recently finished filming the feature film Awaydays set in Liverpool in the 1970's again joining forces with Holly Grainger and a fabulous cast such as Steven Graham, Nicky Bell, Liam Boyle, Lee Battle and Oliver Lee where she played Natasha the girlfriend of Carty, she also played Shannon Peterson in Jimmy McGoverns The Street again teaming up with Neil Dudgeon as her characters father, Lee Battle as her characters brother and Lindsey Coulsen. Most recently Parkinson was seen as Maria O'Callaghan in the dark and mysterious BBC children's drama set in the North East Clay.

With one further feature film to add to the long list, Sacha played the role of Leanne a teenage mother who's baby is abducted by its equally as young father played by award winning Kyle Ward who then embarks on an emotional rollercoaster of a journey to try and become a good dad in a Made Up North Production of A Boy Called Dad which is to be released in March 2010.

On 15 December 2008, it was announced Sacha was to join British soap opera Coronation Street.[1] Where she will play Sian Powers (Coronation Street)|Sian Powers]], Sian first appeared onscreen on 26 January 2009, she is best friend of Sophie Webster and girlfriend of Ryan Connor.

Sian Powers is fast becoming a fans favourite on Coronation Street and it has now been revealed that in 2010 we will be seeing alot more of her as she becomes of one of Coronation Streets first lesbian characters after becoming romantically involved with best friend Sophie Webster.

Sacha is currently with North West based TV and Film Agents Laine Management and has been represented by Laine since the age of 6.


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