North West London born Karen Bryson is one of the UK’s leading British actresses. Her ubiquitous career continues across various multi media platforms. Karen recently made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017 and was awarded an MBE for her services to Drama. The multi award winning actress is probably best known for playing Avril Powell in Channel 4’s critically acclaimed drama series Shameless. The role saw Karen nominated for several awards including ‘Best comedy Performance’ and ‘Best Actress’ at the 2013 MVISA awards. She won ‘Best Actress in TV’ at the Screen Nation Awards 2013. Karen has just added Best Actress at the BBE Awards 2017 to that list.