She has appeared in many television series, including a starring role as Detective Sergeant Sam Murray in the BBC 3 series Lip Service about the loves and lives of thirty-something lesbians in Glasgow. She is also a singer and songwriter, and has appeared in Casualty, Holby City, and Coronation Street.
Heather Peace is openly gay, and lives with her partner, Ellie, in Brighton. She is the only openly lesbian cast member of Lip Service. She is also a patron of Manchester Pride and the Diversity Role Models charity, plus she recorded a video for Stonewall's It Gets Better campaign
She was number 10 on the Independent On Sunday's Pink List 2011, number 98 on the Pride Power List 2011, number 77 in the World Pride Power List 2012 and 18 in the World Pride Power List 2013. She was voted number 12 on US website afterellen.com's Hot 100 list. She is also the only woman to have ever appeared twice on the cover of Diva Magazine in the space of six months.
- http://www.youtube.com/user/HeatherPeaceOfficial#p/a/u/1/gismt-uOxek YouTube: "HeatherPeaceOfficial" 20 January 2011
- http://www.divamag.co.uk/diva/features.asp?PID=48083 "Heather Peace: exclusive photo shoot and heart-to-heart" in Diva 20 November 2011