Karen trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School many moons ago
and in 1989, alongside Adrian Lloyd James, set up TABS Productions.
Still in business, without a shred of funding along the way, the company’s policy has always been to provide a mix of
challenging and popular touring and repertory theatre.
Directing credits include: Not About Heroes, A Life in the Theatre, Anatol, Decadence, Love Letters (with Colin Baker and Sandra Dickinson), Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, Two, Tomfoolery, Single Spies, Blue Remembered Hills, Perfect Pitch, Cleo, Camping Emmanuelle and Dick, The Turn of the Screw, Dorian Gray, Art, Blue/Orange, Bedroom Farce, Relatively Speaking, Taking Steps, Wyrd Sisters, Lords and Ladies, Mort, The Final Twist, Elsie and Norm’s Macbeth, Raining Men, Double Double, Trust and Madness, Veronica’s Room, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth (nominated Best Touring Production – Manchester Evening News Awards), Romeo and Juliet, Dirty Dusting, Murderous Liaisons and Travels With My Aunt (all for TABS Productions)
Art, The Mating Game, Bit Between the Teeth, Run for Your Wife, Dracula’s Guest,
Funny Money (Rumpus Theatre Co)
Towards Zero, Taking Steps (Colin McIntyre Prods)
Aladdin, Snow White, Dick Whittington (Associate Director – Extravaganza Productions)