Karen is an actress and musician. She did an undergraduate degree at Durham University, before winning a scholarship to the Arts Educational Schools, London, to study acting. She has since enjoyed many years of performing on stage, in theatres around the UK and in the West End, before settling in Godalming to raise her family. As a pianist and cellist, she continues to perform regularly, and she teaches music and singing in local primary schools. She is passionate about helping children to develop their self-confidence through performing.