Karren played Mrs Bradman in Blithe Spirit at Vienna’s English Theatre in 2007 and is thrilled to be back here this year. She trained at Guildford School of Acting.
Her theatre credits include: Cry Havoc (Park Theatre London), The Effect (Oldham Coliseum), Beckett’s Footfalls, I Have a Mouth & I Will Scream! (Vaults: People’s Choice Winner), Gertrude in Hamlet (Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik), Les Blancs and Children of the Sun (National Theatre), Jonathan Harker in Dracula: The Kisses (Scary Little Girls), The Ladies’ Cage (Finborough and Manchester Royal Exchange Studio), and Diva – One woman show (So & So ON Festival).
National tours include: The Madness of George III
(Peter Hall Co Tour and West End), God’s Waiting Room, Electra, A Doll’s House, A Clockwork Orange, Sons & Lovers, The Browning Version, Columbo and Margaret Down Under. Other theatre credits includes: Year 10 (Finborough), Oliver! (Marlowe Theatre) and Open Air Productions of Precious Bane (Pentabus) and The Canterbury Tales.
Karren’s television credits include: Coronation Street, Crown Court, Wendy Simmons in Eastenders, Holby, Fitch in Dr Who: Bad Wolf, Julian Fellowes’ Mysterious Murders, David Kelly: A Fight to the Death, Nuzzle & Scratch, The Bill and True (Channel 4). Films include: Sorrow, Chapel, The Ring Cycle (HBO
Writer) and Mam. And radio credits include: Jimmy Cliff Hard Road (BBC
Radio 4) and The Last Wright Brother (BBC