Karen Swan

  • Actor
    Female / West Midlands
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    56 - 66
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 73cm)
    Weight
    9st. 13lb (63kg)
    Hair Colour
    Salt and Pepper
    Eye Colour
    Grey
    Build
    Medium
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    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021HM the Queen
Film (Feature)
Thupparivaalan 2
Mysskin
Vishal Film Factory (TV2)
Ragley Hall Worcestershire
2019 - 2020Cath
Film (Short)
This is our town
Sean Mcgrail
Sean Mcgrail
Lichfield
2019 - 2020WPC 246 /care home manager
Theatre
A matter of law
Jenny Northam
2 Jen's and me
Blue Orange Theatre Birmingham
2019 - 2020Nan
Online / Digital
If Facebook was real life
James Wiles
On the tools TV
Middleton House Farm Tamworth
2019 - 2020Rosa
Film (Short)
Girl Lithe and Tawny
James Rattee
Egg and Spoon films
Lighthouse cafe Southsea Portsmouth
2019 - 2020Mother in law
Online / Digital
Triton shower sketch
Matthew Butler
On the Tools TV
House in Packington
2019 - 2020Glenda
Film (Feature)
Patient 52
Sonny Michael Chohan
Smooth Demon Productions
Studios Birmingham
2019 - 2020Betty
Online / Digital
Betty's front room
Mat Butler
On the tools TV
Tamworth studio
2018 - 2019Video artist (older woman)
Theatre
ear and eye
Debbie tucker green
Royal Court Theatre
Royal Court Theatre
2018 - 2019Actor Clown Musician
Theatre
Busking for Advice
Zoe Haworth in partnership with Worcestershire Council
Street Theatre Hate Crime Awareness
Town squares in Droitwich Spa and Worcester
2018 - 2019Storyteller actor musician
Theatre (Immersive)
WE 3
Kris Hughes
WE 3
Various Birmingham UK
2018 - 2019Grandma
Commercial
Commercial for Hanley Building SocietyGroundbreak Productions
2018 - 2019Polly - Frau Flokker Knokker
Musical
Sybil strikes back
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Hallmark Hotel Derby
2018 - 2019Storyteller Kris the Camel and the Singing Mountain
Theatre
SFTH for Rugby festival of culture
Simon Grenville
AK Film
St Andrews Church Rugby
2018 - 2019Di Quickly
Corporate
Murder Mia
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Mickleover Court Hotel derby
2018 - 2019Daisy
Theatre (Tour)
Milkshake
Kim Baker
Jolly Oddities
Barnstaple Fest and various
2018Customer
Corporate
Sainsbury’s training video
James Sampson
Skylark Media
Sainsburys Tewkesbury Road Cheltenham
2017 - 2018Performer 3
Theatre
Tilting at windmills
Alex Turgeon
Tate Exchange Liverpool
Tate Exchange Liverpool
2017 - 2018Heather
Online / Digital
School of life ( Alain de Botton )
Matthew Hammett Knott
School of life
White Room Studios Brixton
2017 - 2018Maggie
Radio
I'll be here
Cheryl Bennet
Front Stalls Productions
Phoenix Sound Gallery Exeter for Taunton Literary Festival 2017
2017 - 2018Performer (all roles)writer musician
Theatre (Tour)
Cappucino Girl and the Shadow Man one woman show
Carlos Dews
Carson McCullers 100 Celebrations
John Cabot University Rome
2017 - 2018Lead performer
Film (Docu)
Before the Stage
Chris Lovett
Chris Lovett
Daneside Theatre Congleton Cheshire
2017 - 2018Voice over artist
Voiceover
Amanda J
Ian Johnson
Chat and Spin Radio
2017 - 2018Old Mother P / Lady Elenora
Corporate
Medieval Treachery
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Talton House Stratford on Avon
2017 - 2018Voice over artist
Radio
Chat Heroes advert
Ian Johnson
Chat and Spin Radio
voice studio
2017 - 2018Theresa May Parody VT
TV
Sam Delaney's News Thing
Cherrelle Redley
RT
Ibis Blackfriars Rd London
2016 - 2017Tia Maria
Corporate
Caribbean Pirates
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Holiday Inn Manchester
2016 - 2017Bike rider
Commercial
Halfords E-Bike
Neil Phipps
Halfords
Redditch Morton Stanley Park
2016 - 2017Narrator, Kris Camel and Mrs Mountain
Theatre
Searching for the Happiness
Simon Grenville
AK Films
The Mac Studio Birmingham
2015 - 2016Casting Director
Film (Short)
Felt Up
Jack Angerstein
Not Fox Films
Various Lincoln
2015 - 2016Roxee
Theatre
Chicago: The murder mystery musical
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Mill House Newport Pagnell
2015 - 2016Miss Havingum
Theatre
The Ghost of Jacob Harley
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
National Sports Centre Lilleshall
2015 - 2016Ms. Johnson
Film (Feature)
Guilty Pleasures
Sonny Michael Chohan
Smooth Demon
Birmingham locations
2015Anna Akhmatova, Joe Kennedy, Critic/Bookseller
Theatre
I Shall Come Back
Rachael Pennell
Lucky Fin Productions
Swindon Arts Centre
2015Mrs Daley
Film (Feature)
A Beautiful Mess
David Kazadi
Kazadi Films
Various locations
2015Miss Lola
Corporate
The Flapper Club
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Hilton Double Tree aberdeen
2015the Major
Theatre
Modger!
Karen Swan
Meftah and Swan
The Place Theatre Bedford
2014Nana Banana
Theatre
The Incomplete History of Thanksgiving
Kris Hughes
Ripe Bananas
The Place Theatre Bedford
2014Janet
Theatre
Rockee Horror
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Yew Tree Lodge Kegworth
2014Valery
Film (Feature)
Fog of Sex
Christian Britten
Visual Influence
Newport
2014Actor / Director /writer /Producer
Theatre (Tour)
The Memoirs of Modger morrish
Karen Swan
Meftah and Swan
Blue Orange Theatre
2014Sybil
Corporate
Sybil strikes back!
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Yew Lodge
2014Half of Comedy Duo Meftah and Swan
Theatre
Laughing Calves
Maureen Younger
Laughing Cows
The Kitchen Garden Cafe Kings Heath Birmingham
2014Mrs. James
Commercial
Kleeneeze TV AD
Andi Jepson
iceni
Iceni Productions
2013Performer
Theatre (Tour)
Christmas Nostalgia
David Sanders
John Adam Asociates
2013Comedy
Corporate
Meftah and Swan comedy duo
Debra Meftah
Chamber of Commerce
Chesterfield Football Stadium
2013Old Mother Plucker
Corporate
A Knights Tale
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Bishams abbey
2013Sybil
Theatre
Calamity Towers Night
Rick Lane
Dangerous Liaisons
Becketts Farm
2013Lady Marge
Corporate
Murder at the Chateau
Angela Goodban
Dangerous Liaisons
Chateau Rhianfa
2013Actor (Frog Helper), Puppeteer, Continuity
TV
Frogs Chorus Pilot
Kris Hughes
Frogs Chorus
Studio Bedford
2013Madame / Gossip
Theatre
Byron Beloved
Rachael Pennel
Lucky Fin Productions
Swindon Arts Centre
2013Susan
Theatre (Tour)
Busking for Advice
Zoe Haworth
Streettheatre
2013Margaret of Anjou
Theatre (Tour)
'I would I knew thy heart' Richard 111 retold
Rachael Pennell
Lucky Fin Productions
Kings Arms Salford
2013Old Mrs.Pongy
Theatre
Old Mrs.Pongy and the Pirate Girl
Rachael Pennell
Lucky Fin Productions
Thrumpton Hall
2013Half of comedy duo 'Meftah and Swan'.
Theatre
Lou Deemy Soup Comedy night
Debbie Meftah
The Blue Orange Theatre Company
Blue Orange Theatre
2013Middle dancer
Music Video
Goodfella's / Distant Blues
Nick Lee-Shields
Something Creative
Narborogh Bowls Club
2013Marlene
Theatre
Grand Barnum at Chateaux Rosey Switzerland
Thierry Mueghler
Fondation Theodora
Chateaux Rosey
2012Frances Baker
Role Play
OSCE
Emma Sweenie Fuller
Warwick University
Medical Centre Warwick Uni
2012Jayne White
Role Play
Nurse Training Course
Phil Doulton
Professional Role Players Ltd
Five Ways House Birmingham
2012Janet
Corporate
Rockee Horror Show
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Ship Hotel Chicester
2012Maria
Theatre
'Live Bed Show' by Arthur Smith for Birmingham Comedy Festival
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Blue Orange Theatre
2012Giggle Doctor , Doctor Ditzy
Corporate
Theodora Children's Trust Giggle Doctors
Sarika Brown
Theodora Children's Trust
Hospitals and schools/hospices nationwide
2012Lady Catherine Ettiere
Corporate
The Jealous Bride
Steve Woodward
Murder Mystery Meals (Interactive Group)
Thistle Nottingham and Birmingham
2012Performer
Musical
Night of Nostalgia
David Sanders
John Adam Associates
Throughout West Midlands
2012Lola
Corporate
Cobana Club
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Regency Leicester
2012Dr.Thunderfinger
Corporate
Dr.Thunderfinger
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Chelmsford Hilton
2012Miss Ex
Film (Student)
Miss Ex
Sylvia Thompson
University of Greenwich
Greenwich University
2011Dr.Thunderfinger
Corporate
Dr.Thunderfinger
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Novotel Reading
2011Performer
Musical
Nostalgia Christmas Show
David Sanders
John Adam Associates
Throughout West Midlands
2011Bunty Berkeley Hunt
Corporate
Murder at Marple Manor
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Crowshaw Park, Battle, Sussex
2011Performer
Corporate
Night of Nostalgia
David Sanders
John Adam Associates
Throughout West Midlands
2011Jayne White
Role Play
Nurse training course
Phill Doulton
Professional Role Players Ltd
Five Ways House Birmingham
2011Mrs.Dorothy Pennyfeather
Film (Short)
Cash Dash
John Pitt
Kinetic Films
Tesco Lodge Hill Birmingham
2011Dr.Thunderfinger
Corporate
Live and let fry
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
The Elephant , Bristol
2011Mdm.Zza Zza
Corporate
Murder on the Nile
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Worcester River Boat Cruises
2011Margot Berkley Hunt
Corporate
Murder on the Leyton Orient express
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
RAF Fylingdales
2011Mama and Cherry Bee
Musical
My Big Fat Wedding
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
Scalfel Hall, Leicestershire
2011Mrs.Jane Whyte
Role Play
ESA Acadamy Birmingham training
Phil Doulton
Professional Role Players Ltd
ESA Academy Birmingham
2010Henrietta
Corporate
Communication skills for palliative care healthcare professionals
Bradley Alan Richard dennis
Judi Laister
St. Peters Hospice, Brentry Bristol BS10
2010Madam Zza Zza
Corporate
Murder at Cluedo Manor
Jonathan Greaves
Big Head Events
RAF Scampton
2010Sarah
Film (Student)
Taken Live
Bradley Alan Richard dennis
University of Gloucester
Gloucestershire University
2009Lady Catherine Ettiere
Corporate
The Jealous Bride
Steve Woodward
Murder Mystery Meals (Interactive Group)
Western Hall Hotel CV12 9RU
2009Harriet
Corporate
Communication skills for palliative care healthcare professionals
Judi Laister
Judi Laister
St. Peters Hospice, Brentry Bristol BS10
2009Manager
Corporate
PDR, Improving Performance Together forBirmingham City Council.
Toby Whitehouse
Pro-Actors Ltd.
Council offices
2007Mrs Hawthorne
Role Play
Royal College of Surgeons training DVD
ClSteve Gear
Royal College of Surgeons
Bristol University
2006Sister of victim Annie Chapman
TV
Jack The Ripper
Dan Oliver
Atlantic Productions/ ch5
Black Country Museum
2005Mrs.Flowers
Film (Short)
Seriously Wierd
Clive Warden
Atmospheres
Street in Leicester
2003Melanie
TV
Teachers
Otto Bathurst
Tiger Aspect
Downend School Bristol
2002Mrs.Hart
Commercial
Casualty
Ian White
BBC
Studio Bristol
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19942 yr. ActingCheltenham

    Additional Skills

    Singer, acoustic guitarist, songwriter, trained Theodora Clown Doctor 'Dr.Ditzy'

    Additional Information

    I worked for Stagecoach Theatre School Cheltenham for several years, in drama and singing. Then went on to use my skills in singing drama and clowning, in my own workshops with children and adults vulnerable and able. My clients include private and local authority.

    I have bases in Solihull, London and Bristol.

    About me

    Although I live in the West Midlands, I have bases in London and Bristol. I have many years experience as a performer,actor in murder mysteries,TV, theatre,street theatre,festivals, small parts in film,clown,wacky characters for walkaround, presenter,narrator, role player,workshop leader, and I love to sing and dance.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Experienced In
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Musical Skills
    • Guitar
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • Devon
    • London
    • RP
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    Hair Length
    • Mid Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Soprano
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Professional
    • Posh
    • Intellectual
    • Villainous