After leaving Hurtwood in 1988, Amelia studied at Rose Bruford and has gone on to sustain a career of quality work. Her film credits include; Judge Dredd, Kevin and Perry Go Large, Janice Beard 45, The Train, The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz, Fear Dot Com, Understanding Jane, Circus, and South West Nine. She has also appeared in just about every TV drama for the last ten years including Holby City, Eastenders, Harley Street, Love Soup, The Royal, Dalziel and Pascoe, Class of '76, Empire, New Tricks, A Thing Called Love, P.O.W., Rosemary & Thyme, Manchild, Casualty, At Home with the Braithwaites, Love or Money, Peak Practice, The Comedy Lab, Understanding Jane, Brothers and Sisters, London Bridge, Pie in the Sky, Cadfael, Lovejoy, In Suspicious Circumstances and Family Style!
Theatre credits include Eskimo Sisters (Southwark Playhouse), Perfect Pitch (Derby Playhouse), The Changeling (NTS), A Pair of Blue Eyes (Birmingham Rep) and Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Belgrade Coventry).
Most recently she has been playing a teacher in Waterloo Road.