Sue Johnston

Susan Johnston (née Wright), OBE (born 7 December 1943) is a BAFTA nominated English actress known for playing Sheila Grant in the soap opera Brookside (1982–90), Grace Foley in Waking the Dead (2000–11), Barbara Royle in the BBC comedy The Royle Family (1998–) and Gloria Price in Coronation Street (2012–). In December 2011, she played Eileen Lewis in the BBC one-off episode Lapland, a role which she is currently playing for a series, Being Eileen.