Alyson started her career early featuring in Dennis Fisher Toys commercials at the tender age of 8 years old. She went onto to start Yorkshire's Performing Arts School Stage 84 with her Mother at 18 years in 1984. Spent ten years there training many young students who went on and had successful acting and singing careers including Kimberley Walsh (Girls Aloud ).
She started her own company Northern Film and Drama directing short films and training young students to act in them. Her first film "Victim" which was shown on Channel 4. She still trains children and young adults for the screen and her students have gone on to have successful careers in the film and tv industry including Jessica Barden (End of the F......World) and Colson Smith Coronation Street. Her latest successful film "Sweet Sam" was screened at The London International Film Festival in 2017.
She continues to make films and has just finished a pilot Called Risk Takers Starring Jamie Lomas.