Alison Burrows has appeared on Coronation Street in four roles:
- WPC Latimer during May and August 1998
- WPC Milner in January 2000
- Nurse Linda Rogerson in July 2003
- Arlene Tinker, the sister of Beth and mother of Sinead Tinker, making irregular appearances between January 2015 and November 2019.
Other credits include roles in Lovejoy, Heartbeat, Holby City, That Peter Kay Thing, Queer as Folk, Phoenix Nights, The Bill, Emmerdale, The Royal, Shameless, Waterloo Road, Boy Meets Girl and Hollyoaks.