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Artist Profile - Karen Ascoe

Standard English/RP

Age Ranges
Thirties, Forties

Voice Types
Actors/Actresses, Corporate/Informative, Husky/Seductive/Sexy, Mature/Sophisticated, Modern/Youthful/Contemporary, Natural/Fresh, Smooth/Soft-Sell, Understated/Low Key

Karen Ascoe on Spotlight

Karen has worked as an actress and voice over for more than 30 years.

While training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama she won the prestigious BBC Carleton Hobbs Award and so spent 7 months with the BBC Radio Drama Company, at which time her voice over career also began.

Karen's work has spanned all the media, with theatre productions taking her all over the UK, and all over the world, as well as several West End shows and New York productions. Notable recent credits include Prospera (in an acclaimed open-air production of The Tempest), and the title role of Jackie in Jackie, the Musical at the Gardyne Theatre.

On TV Karen has appeared in many series (most recently My Mad Fat Diary, Cuckoo, W1A) and as semi-regular Marie North in Emmerdale.

Recent voice-over campaigns include in-house work for Barclays and a TV campaign for Jergens moisturisers. Karen has also narrated new series on The History Channel for Lion TV.