CV

Details
Location
London
Height
5′6″ (167cm)
Weight
9st. 3lb. (59kg)
Playing Age
31 – 40 years
Appearance
Black-Other Areas
Eye Colour
Brown
Hair Colour
Black
Hair Length
Mid Length
Credits

Karen won the BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN TV for her portrayal of Avril in ‘Shameless’ at the Screen Nation Film and Television Awards 2013. Also nominated for two awards at the MVISA Awards 2013 for BEST COMEDY PERFROMANCE & BEST ACTRESS IN TV

TV

BBC1/ Red Productions, Sally Wainwright

Happy Valley #2
Dr Carol Fowler

BBC/Tiger Aspect (various)

Cuffs
Custody Sergeant Melanie Pyke (series regular)

Red Productions, Juliet May

Ordinary Lies
Sally

BBC, Karl Nielson

Casualty
Karen

C4, Various

Shameless ( 4 seasons )
Avril Powell (Series regular)

Endor Prods for Sky, Dawn Chadwick

Ding Dong
Second Midwife

BBC, John Strickland

The Apparitions
Zoe Leyton

ITV, David Evans

The Children
Kate

BBC Television, Alex Pillai

Silent Witness
DI Okoroafaro

ITV, Cilla Ware

Sold
Angela

ITV, Sarah Harding

Torn
Debbie Weaver

BBC Television, Julie Ann Robinson

Coming Down The Mountain
Teacher

BBC Television, David O'Neill

Doctors
Ana Achebe

BBC Television, David Innes-Edwards

Waterloo Road
Francine

BBC Television, David Thacker

Waking The Dead
Claudia Vincent

BCC/RED, Paul Skynner

New Street Law
Dr Shelagh McFarlane

BBC Television, Ian Jackson

Holby City
Helen Logan

BBC Television, John Morton

Broken News
Vicky (NOT)

BBC/Hatrick, John Strickland, Iain b MacDonald, Doug McKinnon

Bodies 2
Hazel Melrose (series regular)

BBC/Hatrick, John Stickland, Richard Laxton, John East

Bodies 1
Hazel Melrose (series regular)

Talkback Thames, Richard Standevan

The Bill
Asha Richards

BBC Television, Mark Munden

A Knight's Tale
Oonagh

Yorkshire Television, Robyn Shepherd/Jane Prowse

Between The Sheets
Catherine Walton

BBC Television, Ian Barber

Doctors
Jackie Grant

World Production/Channel 4, Kenny Glennan & Morag McKinnon

Buried
Cleo Kingley

Granada Television, Andy Wilson

Lenny Blue
Girlfriend

BBC Television, Nigel Douglas

Holby City
WPC Brown
Film

Tin drum Pictures, Joasia Goldyn & Edurne Bargueño

Time is Forever (short)
Dr Tilda White

Seahorse Films, Rebekah Fortune

Just Charlie
Clare Robson

Anthony Woodley (Megatopia Films)

The Carrier (feature)
Maria Hastings

David Kitchen

Family Reunion (short)
Karen

Ben Elton

Maybe Baby (feature)
Doctor

Baraclough Carey, Mark Harrison

The Longest Memory (feature)
Cook
Stage

The Globe, Bill Buckhurst

Macbeth
Lady Macduff & Witch

Menier Chocolate Factory, Jonathan Munby

The White Devil
Zanche

Manchester Royal Exchange, Michael Buffong

On My Birthday
Lebo Modise

Manchester Royal Exchange, Jacob Murray

The Dead Wait
Lily Josana

Stratford East Theatre Royal, Paulette Randell

Shoot To Win
Jackie

Royal Shakespeare Company, Gemma Bodinetz

Lumiosity
Debra

Royal Shakespeare Company, Paul Greengrass/Simon Reade

Epitaph For The Offical Secrets Act
Eliza

Richmond Orange Tree Theatre, Auriol Smith

Flyin' West
Fanny

Royal Shakespeare Company, Lynn Parker

A Comedy of Errors
Luce (2 years)

Royal Shakespeare Company, Simona Gonella

La Lupa
Grazia (2 years)

Royal Shakespeare Company, David Fielding

Back To Methuselah
Ecrasia (2 years)

Royal Shakespeare Company, Adrian Noble

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
Unicorn (2 years)

Royal Shakespeare Company, Greg Dorian

The Winter's Tale
Maid (2 years)

Ipswich Wolsey Theatre

Antigone
Chorus

English Shakespeare Company, Michael Bogdanov

Beowulf
Narrator
Other Credits
Producer

Family Reunion (short film) Winner of the Triforce Short Film Festival 2015

Audio Books
  • NW, Zadie Smith, Penguin UK/US
  • I am China, Xiaou Guo, Random House
Training

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Winner of the Michael Warr Award for Outstanding Actress

Skills

Accents & Dialects

African, American-Standard, Caribbean, Cockney, London*, Manchester (*=native)

Music & Dance

Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dancing, Mezzo-Soprano*, Tap (*=highly skilled)