North West London born @karenbryson is one of the UK’s leading British actresses. Her ubiquitous career continues across various multi media platforms. Karen recently made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017. She was awarded an MBE for her services to Drama. Her big break in TV came when a casting director in Manchester saw the Shoot to Win and called Karen in to audition for Buried a ground breaking (Bafta winning) channel 4 drama series. Her work in Television began to gain momentum, starting with the staples of British TV shows such as The Bill, Holby and Doctors, gaining as much experience possible. Karen went on to win roles in various dramas for ITV, the BBC and a couple of short films including the lead in ZULU 9 winner of the best short film at The Cork film festival. Then she landed a regular role in Bodies for the BBC (RTS winner and BAFTA nominated) drama. With that, her theatre work also continued to thrive with her winning leading roles in ‘On my Birthday’ and The Dead Wait’ for Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre. Karen continued to win guest lead roles in TV shows such as Silent Witness, Torn, The Children, Between the Sheets, Coming down the Mountain, Sold, Apparitions and a short silent film for Sky called Ding Dong as part of their now regular ‘silent season’ at Christmas. Police drama series Cuffs for BBC1 as regular character Custody Sergeant Melanie Pyke and she currently stars in BBC’s THE SPLIT. [Karens cv to larger than any caption 👸🏾❤️] @clareanyiamo will be talking with Karen about the progression of women in film and tv in front and behind of the camera ✨🟢

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