Karen has 30 Years acting experience.
Playing a variety of social workers, single Mums, and Teachers in
Coronation Street,Emmerdale, Doctors, Heartbeat, The Royal, No Angels, Clocking off, Cast Offs, and C4 film Who Killed Simone Valentine.

On Stage she has worked with
Graeae, Trestle , Red Ladder, Theatre Centre, Roundabout,Quick Silver, Fittings Multimedia ,The Nuffield Theatre Southampton, Interplay, Polka, and has specialised in Script in hand readings of new work for Nottingham Playhouse New writers, Birmingham Rep Transmissions, Bhuchar Boulevard , New End Theatre Beyond and Damn Cheek productions.

She is also Co Artistic Director of Brighton Beam ,Directing “Bees Mouth” a site specific ghost story in the basement of an Old Brighton Bar, and “My Friend Lester” a Musical Romance about Billie Holiday and Lester Young, selling out at The Brighton Fringe 3 Years, on to Sweden ,and “off West End” at The Jermyn Theatre,

When not acting Karen is a support Worker in the field of Mental Health and Supported Living and a drinker of GnT by The Sea.