Karren is returning to Murder Trial Tonight after a very successful season one that tour England and Ireland of 72 sold out shows. Karren return to the court in Murder Trial Tonight Season 2 but this time as the esteemed Judge. Her sharp with and unwavering sense of Justice makes her a force to be reckoned with.
KARREN WINCHESTER – Trained Guildford School of Acting
Karren played psychotherapist Emily Attwood in JUDGE RINDER’S CROWN COURT for iTV and is thrilled to be outside the witness box in MURDER TRIAL TONIGHT! She can also be seen as Mrs PIKOULIS this summer, in the new iTVx comedy RUBY SPEAKING and later in the year, as government advisor Margaret in feature film: THIS IS THE NIGHT MAIL, currently in post-production. Recent theatre includes TERRIFYING WOMEN 2 at The Golden Goose and the NURSE in ROMEO and JULIET for Midsummer Scene in Dubrovnik, where she had previously played GERTRUDE in HAMLET.
Other theatre includes MRS BOYLE in THE MOUSE TRAP for Vienna’s English Theatre, CRY HAVOC at The Park Theatre, LES BLANCS (u/s Sian Phillips) AND CHILDREN OF THE SUN for The National Theatre, THE EFFECT at Oldham Coliseum, I HAVE A MOUTH AND I WILL SCREAM (Vaults Festival Winner), THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III (The Peter Hall Company, Tour and West End), THE LADIES’ CAGE (Finborough/Royal Exchange), Beckett’s FOOTFALLS for Elysium Theatre, GOD’S WAITING ROOM, Tour, DRACULA THE KISSES, for Scary Little Girls, COLUMBO: PRESCRIPTION MURDER for Middleground Theatre, BLITHE SPIRIT for Vienna’s English Theatre, YEAR 10, Finborough and BAC CRITIC’S CHOICE SEASON, plus European Tour, SONS AND LOVERS, Snap Theatre Co Tour, THE BROWNING VERSION, Bath Theatre Royal Tour, A DOLLS HOUSE and ELECTRA, Compass Theatre Tour, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, Tour, THE CANTERBURY TALES, European Tour, PRECIOUS BANE, Pentabus Theatre.
Television includes RUBY SPEAKING for iTVx, THE BEAST MUST DIE for BRITBOX, CORONATION STREET, EASTENDERS, (Wendy Simmons of the ‘Two Wendys’) DR WHO, HOLBY, JUDGE RINDER’S CROWN COURT, JULIAN FELLOWES’ MYSTERIOUS MURDERS, THE BILL and NUZZLE & SCRATCH.
Film includes: THE SAFETY OF WOMEN IN COURT, SORROW, THE RING CYCLE, and FAKE – THE COVID MONOLOGUES which will be touring as a play at the end of the year