Spotlight: KAREN BLICK


KAREN BLICK by Michael Pollard
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11A Shakespeare Crescent, Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1NB
Phone: 07855 527345
West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'1" (154cm)
Playing Age:36 - 45 years
Nationality:British, Irish
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Karen continues her role as series regular Lydia Dingle for ITV's award winning Emmerdale.

Television Film Stage Voice Over Short Film Training Film Role Play Workshop Further Credits
Television, Karen Blick, Emmerdale Family Tree, ITV, Louise Ireland
Television, Karen Blick (herself), Big Stars Little Stars, ITV
Television, Lydia Hart, Emmerdale, ITV, Various Directors
Television, Sandra, NOMADS, English Rice Productions, Barrie English
Television, Prostitute, Jumpin The Shark, Quickfoot Media, Dave Galbraith
Television, Janice, Jumpin The Shark, Quickfoot Media, Dave Galbraith
Television, Headteacher, No Angels, World Productions, Harry Bradbeer
Television, Nurse Alison Parkes, Emmerdale, Yorkshire television, Mark McKillop
Television, Rachel, World Astonishing News, NTV, Satoru Dobashi
Feature Film, Nurse, Dark River, Moonspun, Clio Barnard
Film, Unmarried Mother, Leeds City Museum, Centre Screen Productions
Feature Film, Goth auditionee, The Girlfriend Audition, indy Films, David Sigstoni
Film, Alison, Huddersfield University Research Film, Quickfoot Media, Jameson Cymbal
Film, Daughter, Governing Body Meeting, Barnsley CCG, Gill Pepper
Stage, Karen - Union Activist, The Women on The Hill, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Polly Thomas
Stage, Gertrude, Hamlet, CattyWhampus Theatre, Allison Saxton
Stage, Susy Lapwing, The Lovely, Lovely Boat of Love, The Land of Nod, Simon Lacy
Stage, Mum, Get a Life (TIE), CragRats ReAct, Chris Simes
Stage, Kelly, Ez and Zs (TIE), CragRats ReAct, Chris Simes
Stage, Various, The Land of Nod, The Land of Nod, Simon Lacy
Stage, Trudi The Trainer, Turn up the Heat, English Rice Productions, Barrie English
Stage, Nasty Badger, Three Little Pigs, CragRats Theatre, Marcus Garvey
Stage, Polly, Hush!, CragRats Theatre, Chris Blackwood
Stage, Pearl, The Princess and the Pea, CragRats Theatre, Karen Blick
Stage, Nicky, Shakers, Wicked Things Theatre Company, Nikki Hellens
Stage, Daphne, Marge, Made up Productions, Michael Daines
Stage, Landlady, Two, Something Wicked, Ben Power
Stage, Various, Gasping!, CragRats Theatre, Joanne Eley
Stage, Melissa, Down in One, With Wings, Nick Stanley
Stage, Curly's Wife/Various, Of Mice and Men, Switched on Theatre, Gavin Cole
Stage, Judith, The Opposite Sex, Cafe Theatre Productions, Jonathan Byrne
Stage, Louise, Road, Wicked Things Theatre Company, Karen Blick
Voice Over
Voice Over, Ann, Leeds City Museum, Centre Screen Productions
Short Film
Short Film, Gina, Know your limits, Humberside Police, Ollie Atkinson-Dell
Short Film, Women, Evening, Leeds City College, Oliver Balam
Short Film, Holly, Hole Punch, Hardy Productions, Rebeca Hardy
Training Film
Training Film, Claire, It's Your Future, Learning and Skills Council, Mike Ingham
Training Film, Headteacher Helen, Absence Management, Kirklees Council, Jamie Cymbal
Training Film, Liz, Every interaction counts, Rotherham General Hospital, Brigid Reid
Training Film, Louise, Thinking about Risk, Quickfoot Media, Jamie Cymbal
Training Film, Jane, Patient Story, Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group, Gill Pepper
Role Play
Role Play, Receptionist, Fracture Clinic, Rotherham NHS, Brigid Reid
Role Play, Varous, Team Away Day, Barnsley CCG, Brigid Reid
Role Play, Maggie Stevens, Interview Skills, Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group, Brigid Reid
Role Play, Various, OSCEs, Leeds University, Alison Kitch
Role Play, Various, OSCEs, Leeds University, Alison Kitch
Role Play, Jane the receptionist, First Port of Call, Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group, Brigid Reid
Workshop, Karen, Casting Workshop, Act Up North, Peter Hunt
Workshop, Karen, Casting Workshop, Michelle Smith Casting Director, Michelle Smith
Further Credits
Rehearsed Reading, Shannon (Various), In at The Deep End (Professional Play Reading), Mikron Theatre Company, Marianne McNamara
Corporate, Nikki, Being With Patients, Newcastle Teaching Hospitals, Joanne Fallon
Event, Steph, Funding Forum, Dead Earnest Theatre, Rachel Scott
Corporate, Karen, Pensions Trust, Antic Mind Theatre Company, Claire Johnson Cook
Pantomime, Comedy Police Officer, The Magic Porridge Pot, CragRats Theatre, Marcus Garvey
Corporate, Mel, Section 42, Mikron Theatre Company, Pete Toon
Corporate, Mrs Jones, 'Er indoors, Theatre&, Slim Parry
Corporate, Nikki, Being with Patients, Rotherham NHS Trust, Nikki Hellens
Corporate, Karen, CIA Conference, Juice Learning, Matt Cleve
Educational, Sister Jessica Hill, Dementia awareness, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Danielle Woods
Corporate, Cherie, Section 47 training, Mikron Theatre Company, Pete Toon
Educational, Karen, Patient Experience, Rotherham General Hosptial, Nicki Renzi
Corporate, Consultant, Making a Difference, Barnsley General Hospital, Brigid Reid
Corporate, Jenny, Jenny's Story, Barnsley CCG, Gill Pepper
Educational, Mrs Smith, Patient Story, Barnsley Hospital, Gill Pepper
Corporate, Jenny, Patient Story, Barnsley Hospital, Gill Pepper
Corporate, Maggie Stevens, Interview Skills, Barnsley CCG, Brigid Reid
Educational, Mel, One for the Road, CragRats ReAct, Chris Simes
Educational, Various, Learning and Skills council tour, CragRats, Mark Greenop
Event, Comedy Performer, Cadburys, CragRats Ltd, Chris Blackwood
Writing, Writer, The Gingerbread Man, Liverpool Actors' Studio, Barrie English
Writing, Writer, Little Red Riding Hood, Liverpool Actors' Studio, Barrie English
Educational, Various, Bullying Show (Schools Tour), BT, Lee Phillips
Educational, Jenny, Patient Story, Barnsley CCG, Brigid Reed


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Bradford*, Lancashire, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Northern*, RP, Yorkshire*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing
Performance:Comedy, Comedy Improv, Corporate Roleplay, Forum Theatre, Interactive Performance, Live Roleplay, Public Speaking, Radio Presenting, Role Play, Theatre In Education, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Running, Running-Marathon Distance, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Psychology, Scriptwriter (professional), Soft Skills Trainer, Teacher (qualified), Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Act4tv Leeds 2015-2017

Casting Workshop June West and Peter Hunt June 2015

Act Up North 2013

Casting Workshop Michelle Smith 2007

Bretton Hall Theatre Acting (Devised Performance) BA hons 2:1 1997-2000