Originally from the North East, Stephanie trained at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). After taking to the stage Putson gained her first screen role in the Tyne Tees Television serial The Gambling Man (1995) in which she had the lead role of Janie, opposite Robson Green. Since then, she has mostly appeared on television and stage.
Putson originated the part of Billy’s Mum in the London stage production of Billy Elliot the Musical, which ran from 2005 until 2016
Other theatre Credits include Cabaret (Derby Playhouse); Martin Guerre (Prince Edward Theatre, West End ); The Memorandum ( Orange Tree Theatre); Talk To Me (The National Studio); They're Playing Our Song ( Northampton Theatre Royal); and Me Myself and I ( Orange Tree Theatre).
TV and Film Includes: The Gambling Man (ITV); Our Friends In the North (BBC); A Touch of Frost (Yorkshire TV); The Bill (Thames Television); Holby City (BBC ); Heartbeat (Yorkshire Television); Casualty (BBC); That Peter Kay Thing (Channel 4); Playing The Filed (BBC); Doctors (BBC) and King Arthur (Touchstone Films)