Valerie Georgeson appeared on Coronation Street in two roles on Coronation Street: firstly in January 1974 as Jill Barrett, a friend of Janet Barlow; and she returned to the programme in May 1977 as Elaine Dennett, a work colleague and lover of Alan Howard.

As an actress she also appeared in Emmerdale Farm, and she found success as a writer on such shows as EastEnders and Eldorado.