Karen has been named role model of the year at the first Icon Awards in Glasgow on 9th October 2015.

Karen in Happy Days at The Tron, Glasgow

Karen will play Winnie in Samuel Beckett's 'Happy Days' at The Tron Theatre, Glasgow, directed by Andy Arnold, as part of the Mayfesto festival 2015. The play will run 15th to the 23rd May. For tickets and information please visit The Tron website HERE.

Karen at AYE WRITE! - Glasgow's Book Festival

On the 17th April Karen will be opening this year's 'Aye Write!' talking about the books that have been most important in her life. For more information and tickets visit

Karen to reprise 'Martha' in Can't Forget About You at The Tron in July 2015

Karen will reprise the role of 'Martha' in the Lyric Theatre Belfast production of Can't Forget About You which is to transfer to The Tron Theatre, Glasgow, in July 2015, directed by Conleth Hill. For dates and tickets click HERE.

Sharon Rooney and The Henrys single on iTunes

KAREN DUNBAR and the cast of Phyllida Lloyd’s ‘Henry IV’ led by Sharon Rooney have recorded a cover of ‘Daddy’s Gone’ in support of women in prison. All proceeds will go to three selected charities: Clean Break, Justice for Women UK, and Donmar Outreach. You can buy the single by SHARON ROONEY AND THE HENRYS on iTunes HERE.

Karen in Henry IV at the Donmar Warehouse

Karen recently appeared in Phyllida Lloyd's all-female cast production of HENRY IV at the Donmar Warehouse in London's West End.

Karen Opens The Commonwealth Games 2014

Karen opened the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow performing to an estimated global audience of 1 billion people. The opening ceremony was a riotous tour through Scotland's culture and achievements, with Karen Dunbar and John Barrowman singing 'Welcome to Scotland'. You can watch the Opening Ceremony on the BBC iPlayer here.

Karen runs in the Queen's Baton Relay

Karen returned to her native Ayrshire to run a leg on day 32 of the Queen's Baton Relay as it travelled from Skelmorlie to Ardrossan. Huge crowds welcomed the torch as it passed through, with the BBC Scotland's Craig Frew reporting "Karen Dunbar was massive hit with the crowds as she took part in the baton relay in Largs"

Karen on Twitter!
You can now follow Karen on Twitter @karendunbar147
Keep up with her latest news and tweets HERE

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Karen Dunbar is one of Scotland's best-known actors and has starred in some of its top comedy programmes including Chewin' the Fat and The Karen Dunbar Show.