KAREN ARCHER by Steve Ullathorne
Photo: Steve Ullathorne
405 Strand, London WC2R 0NE
Phone: 020 7836 4111
Fax: 020 7836 4222
33 Tottenham Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4RR
Phone: 020 7437 3202
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:51 - 65 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Fair
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Television Stage Film Radio Further Credits
2019, Television, Carol Hughes, Doctors, BBC, Niall Fraser
2016, Television, Eleanor Timlins, Doctors, BBC, Dan Wilson
2015, Television, Vivienne Winters, Holby City (series 18), BBC One
2013, Television, Judge Pedotti, Law & Order UK, Kudos, Joss Agnew
2013, Television, Justice Pedotti, Law & Order UK, Kudos Film & TV, Mat King
2012, Television, Bea, Holby City, BBC, Paul Harrison
2011, Television, WPC Wootten, Without You, ITV, Tim Fywell
2011, Television, Rachel King, New Tricks, BBC, Robyn Shepherd
2009, Television, Mrs Greenaway, Hustle, BBC 1 (Kudos), Luke Watson
2008, Television, Dawn Steward, Doctors, BBC, Terry Iland
2008, Television, Judge, Panorama: FIFA, BBC Co-Production
2006, Television, Kate Devon, Holby City, BBC, Farren Blackburn
2003, Television, Elizabeth 1st, Elizabeth, Channel 4, Steven Clarke
1996, Television, Anne Stewart [Lead-4 Series], The Chief, Anglia Television, Brian Farnham, AJ Quinn
Television, Norma Loader, Casualty, BBC, Declan O'Dwyer
Television, Jane Prentice, The Bill, Thames Teleivsion, Albert Barber
Television, Alice Sunderton, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Blue Heaven Productions, Herbert Wise
Television, Nancy Hunt, Holby City, BBC, Beryl Richards
Television, Lucy Hoskins, The Bill, Thames Television, Geoff McQueen
Television, Carly Wilson, Casualty, BBC, Paul Harrison
Television, Vanessa (lead - 2 series), Chancer, Central for ITV, various directors
Television, Solicitor Martin (5eps), Eastenders, BBC, various directors
Television, Eileen Burroughts, Rockliffe's Babies, BBC, Clive Fleury
Television, On The Line, Central for ITV, Paul Harrison
Television, Councillor Gordon, The Bill, Thames Television, Peter Creegan
Television, Mrs Crawford, The Secret Garden, Hallmark, Alan Grint
Television, Madge Drayton, Hannay, Thames Television, Guy Slater
Television, Judge (4eps), Brookside, Mersey for Channel 4, various directors
Television, Mrs Hunter, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Blue Heaven Productions, Mary McMurray
Television, Beth Cunningham, Juliet Bravo, BBC, Frank W. Smith
Television, Gloria, Mitch, LWT, Gerry Mill
Television, Dee Jarvis, Father's Day, Channel 4, various directors
Television, Louise Sadler, Jury, BBC, Peter Duguid
Television, Octavia, The Cleopatras, BBC, John Frankau
Television, Nurse, BBC Playhouse: Days, BBC, Michael Rolfe
Television, Teacher, Play For Today: Billy, BBC, Charles Stewart
2018, Stage, Juliana, The Other Place, Park Theatre / Theatre By The Lake Keswick, Claire Van Kampen
2017, Stage, Mrs Boyle, The Mousetrap, St Martin's Theatre, Hugh Ross
2016, Stage, Harriet Wilson, Harriet Wilson's War, Coppermill Productions, Ellis Jones
2015, Stage, One, The Hundred We Are, The Yard, Jamie Harper
2015, Stage, Miki, HappyEnding, Arcola Theatre, Guy Retallack
2014, Stage, No 2 (Lead), The Hundred We Are, The Yard, Jamie Harper
2014, Stage, Laura Poitras, Four Days In Hong Kong, Orange Tree Theatre, Phoebe Barran
2013, Stage, Le Beau, As You Like It, Royal Shakespeare Company, Maria Aberg
2013, Stage, Player Queen, Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company, David Farr
2013, Stage, Widow, All's Well That Ends Well, Royal Shakespeare Company, Nancy Meckler
2012, Stage, District Attorney, Insufficiency, Andy Jordan Productions at the Riverside, Andy Jordan
2011, Stage, Mrs Birling, An Inspector Calls, PW Productions Ltd, Julian Webber
2011, Stage, Lilly, The Goodnight Bird, Finborough Theatre, Bethan Dear
2010, Stage, Eleanor, Town, Royal and Derngate, Northampton, Esher Richardson
2010, Stage, The Astrologer, The Gods Weep, Royal Shakespeare Company, Maria Aberg
2010, Stage, Maria, Generous, Finborough Theatre, Eleanor Rhode
2009, Stage, Swedish Embassy, Company of Angels, John Rettallack
2009, Stage, Maria, Generous, Finborough Theatre, Eleanor Rhode
2006, Stage, Gertrude/Maria, Hamlet/Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse, John Russell Brown
2005, Stage, Dottie, Noises Off, Centerstage Theatre, Seattle, Walter Strong
2005, Stage, Annie, Misery, Harrogate Theatre, Steve Ansell
2005, Stage, Lead, Phallacy, Andy Jordan Productions, Andy Jordan
2004, Stage, Mrs. Denton/Christine, Mourning Becomes Electra, National Theatre, Howard Davies
2004, Stage, Amelie Matisse, My Matisse, Andy Jordan Productions, Andy Jordan
2001, Stage, Vi, Memory of Water, Vienna's English Theatre, Anna Mackmin
Stage, Mrs Alving, Ghosts, Manchester Library Theatre [MEN Nomination], Sue Sutton Mayo
Stage, Madame Mantalini, Nicholas Nickleby, Royal Shakespeare Company (UK/US Tour/Broadway), Trevor Nunn/John Caird
Stage, Life After George, Vienna's English Theatre, Jack Going
Stage, Bare Necessities, UK tour, Rob Bettinson
Stage, More Lies About Jerzy, New End, Hampstead, Guy Rettallack
Stage, Mrs Prentice, What The Butler Saw, Mercury Theatre, Colchester
Stage, She Stoops to Conquer, Lyric Hammersmith, Bill Gaskell
Stage, Mrs Chievely, An Ideal Husband, New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich
Stage, The File, Liverpool Playhouse
Stage, Stevie Smith, Stevie, Overground, Kingston
Stage, Honey, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Overground, Kingston
Stage, Sarah, Seascape, Overground, Kingston
Stage, Sally, You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Overground, Kingston
2014, Film, Wasted (short), BBD, Mark Gillis
1986, Feature Film, Anne (lead), Forever Young, Goldcrest Films, David Drury
1985, Feature Film, Jenny, Giro City, Karl Francis
1981, Feature Film, Gilda (lead), The Mouse and the Woman, Karl Francis
1977, Radio, BBC Radio Drama Company, BBC, Various directors
1987, Radio, Member of BBC Radio Drama Company, Radio Drama Company. Numerous other productions., BBC, Various directors
Further Credits
2008, Rehearsed Reading, 4 plays, Swedish Theatre Cafe, Company of Angels, John Retallack
Voice Over, Voice Over artist/documentary reader, Panorama, Discovery Health, History, BBC, History Channel, Channel 4, Sky, Discovery, Various directors


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Canadian, Dublin, East Anglian, French, Gloucester, Irish RP, Irish-Southern, Lancashire*, London, Manchester, RP*, Scottish-Standard, Sussex, Welsh-Standard, West Country
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, French, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Ballet*, Can Can, Charleston, Choral Singing, Jazz Dancing, Mezzo, Period Dancing, Sight-Reading
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Dubbing, TV Presenting, Voice Over
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Journalist, Narration, Story Telling


South Bank University, BEd, Drama Major, 3 years, 1969 - 1972