Franks also appears in Episode 7, Series 9 of New Tricks as Roxanne, agent to Luke Oswald and Sean Docherty.
Tanya Christine Franks born 16 August 1967 is an English actress, writer and producer, who is most known for starring roles on television in Family Affairs, The Bill, Pulling and the role of Rainie Cross in EastEnders.
Franks was cast as Karen, a promiscuous, raunchy, aggressive primary school teacher, who drinks heavily and is not suited to her job.
In 2006, Franks founded Stock-pot Productions Ltd, a theatre, television, radio and film production company.
Franks is also the founder of Stock-pot Productions, a theatre and media production company.