Karen Hayley

London, Greater London, GB

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Karen Hayley

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (British), English

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Accents

Australian, British, Dutch, Eastern European, England - East (East Anglia, Cambridge, Hertfordshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South West (Cornwall, Devon, West Country), England - West Midlands (Shropshire, Birmingham, Brummie), England - Yorkshire & Humber, French, German, Irish Eastern (Leinster, Dublin), Irish Northern (Ulster, Belfast), Italian, North American, Polish, Russian, Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Swedish, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US West Coast (California, Portland)

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Voice Ages

Young Adult (18-35)

Categories

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

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Studio

Turnaround Time

a day, and afternoon, sometimes quicker! Depends on the job & the requirements

Microphone

yes

Computer & Software

Mac

About Karen Hayley

Overview

Schweppes Christmas Campaign with Martin Freeman, Doon Mackichan & Matt Holness (comedy)
Sea Monsters- "A Walking with Dinosaurs trilogy" Narration (with Impossible Pictures - Bafta winner)

Her voice is fantastically versatile, believable and natural sounding. Fantastically fun & friendly to work with.

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Experience

ABOUT KAREN HAYLEY BA (Hons):
Karen Hayley is an award winning writer, comedy actress and voice over artist, with over twenty years experience working in radio, TV, feature film, theatre, voice-over & live performance.

She is best known for her comedy roles in BAFTA Award Winning Sketch Shows "THE ARMSTRONG & MILLER SHOW" (BBC1), Keith Lemon's “LEMON LA VIDA LOCA (ITV2), Dom Jolly's “FOOL BRITANNIA” (ITV) "BO SELECTA" (C4) A BEAR"S TAIL (C4), and MTV's "ILSQ" with Russell Brand". The TNT show (C4), DAVE UK's NAVELGAZING PRESENTS, and CHIKIPEDIA with Miranda Hart (C4),

She's written and developed TV & Radio Comedy projects for HAT TRICK PRODUCTIONS, OBJECTIVE PRODUCTIONS, TALKBACK THAMES, C4, ITV, BBC COMEDY, ITV, PRINCESS PRODUCTIONS, SHINE, BBCR3, BBCRadio1, BBC6Music, MTV, XFM, VIRGIN MEDIA, MOTHER, and NEW YORK'S EAST VILLAGE RADIO.

She has presented for BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC, and MTV NETWORKS (Six year exclusive contract) appeared on current affairs comedy shows for Objective and Hat Trick Productions, and she won the "Best New Presenter" award for her 6 years presenting on MTV.

She has appeared in several long running theatre productions in the West End (THE NATIONAL THEATRE, THE APOLLO VICTORIA THEATRE)
. and in several comedy plays including, "CYRANO DE BERGERAC" (Bridewell Theatre), "SHAKERS" (Eye Theatre), "THE ROVER", "RAM ALLEY" (The Globe), the Feydeau farce "A LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE" (National Theatre), and a feature film of Oscar Wilde's "AN IDEAL HUSBAND", with Jonathan Firth, Sadie frost, Robert Hardy and Prunella Scales.

Her voice over work includes include narrating the BAFTA award winning TV series "Sea Monsters" BBC1, campaigns for leading brands, (SONY, MTV, APPLE'S IPHONE, ALPHA ROMEO, CADBURYS, ORANGE MOBILE, THE WORLD WILDLIFE FUND, THE LABOUR PARTY CAMPAIGN) video games (XBOX, SONY PLAYSTATION), animation (FOX KIDS, CARTOON NETWORK, CBEEBIES, STUDIO AKA) narrating TV & radio series (BRAVO, BBC1, CBBC, CHANNEL 5, TURNER CLSSIC MOVIE, DISCOVERY), Comedy Podcasts for THE TIMES ONLINE, VIRGIN MEDIA, and plays for the BBC RADIO DRAMA COMPANY. She is the "voice" of VIRGIN MOBILES, ONETEL COMMUNICATIONS AND VODAPHONE. Her voice is featured on recent commercials for VOLKSWAGEN, AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, OLAY & SCHWEPPES.

As a live writer/performer, she has performed in over 200 festivals and venues at home here in the UK and abroad, including THE SOHO WRITER'S FESTIVAL, THE LONDON WORD FESTIVAL, THE BRISTOL POETRY FESTIVAL, LADYFEST LONDON, VAUXHALL OPEN FESTIVAL, THE FLING FESTIVAL, THE HAGUE LITERARY FESTIVAL, THE NETHERLANDS FILM FESTIVAL, POETRY INTERNATIONAL ROTTERDAM, BANG SAID THE GUN, THE BOOK CLUB BOUTIQUE, HAMMER AND TONGUE, LITERARY DEATH MATCH, STANDON CALLING, THE FIX, THE AMUSED MOOSE, APPLES & SNAKES, SHORTFUSE, EXPRESS EXCESS, SHAKESPEARE & CO PARIS, UNION HALLE FRANKFURT, THE BAC, THE ICA, THE UNION CHAPEL, THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL,THE TROUBADOUR, THE JET LAG LOUNGE; THE HAGUE & THE PARADISO CLUB AMSTERDAM.

She contributes comic short stories and articles to magazines (PEN PUSHER MAGAZINE, RISING, DOGMATIKA) and her poetry is published in “VELOCITY” by Black Spring Press.

She will be performing at THE READING COMEDY FESTIVAL later this year.
Find out more about Karen’s recent work by using these links:
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Client List

Olay, Always, Volkswagen, Cadburys, Alpha Romeo, Schweppes, (Website hidden), Coca Cola, HSBC, WWF, The NHS, The Labour Party, Orange Mobile, Virgin Media, Virgin Mobiles, Unilever, Waterstones, BSM, Parcelforce, The Royal Mail, Nature Valley, Onken Yoghurts, Innocent Smoothie, Ikea, Sky, Animal Planet, Discovery, BBC, C4, C5, ITV, MTV, Heavy Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movie, Atlantic Records, Sony Playstation, Xbox, Microsoft, Codemasters, Lionhead Studios, Hasbro Games, Impossible Pictures, Kiss FM, Fox Kids, CBBC, BBC Drama Company (Radio Rep), BBC Interactive, BBC Worldwide

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Education

BA Degree from Central School ofSpeech and Drama (3 years)

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Testimonials

"Incredibly versatile, unusually talented and extremely imaginative, Karen demonstrates a high level of expertise in the recording studio. Extremely adaptable, full of ideas and highly professional"
Daniel Balaam (Creative Director of Cartoon Network)

Cartoon Network

"She approaches her work with the same passion, commitment and 100% dedication"
Chaka Sobhani, (Creative Director at ITV)

ITV

"Extra ordinary ability as a comic actress, and a uniquely funny voice as a script writer" "A much sought after actress, writer and comedienne"
Jimmy Mulville, (Managing Director, Hat Trick Productions)

Hat Trick Productions
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