Karen Hayley is a British actress and writer who has been published in Velocity, an anthology of contemporary poetry, published by Black Spring Press, and performed with the writers John Cooper Clarke and Suede (band) vocalist Brett Anderson. As a writer, her work has been showcased at The Rotterdam International Poetry Festival (representing Great Britain), and The Netherlands Film Festival,2004
As an actress, she has been a member of the BBC Radio Rep Company, appeared in the film An Ideal Husband , and on the Bafta winning programme Sea Monsters. (Series narrator) Other television appearances include Bo' Selecta!, A Bear's Tail, and regular late night appearances and sketches as a presenter for MTV. She can be seen in the new BBC programme The Armstrong and Miller Show this autumn, directed by Dominic Brigstocke. and on the new podcast with John Oliver (comedian), and Andy Zaltzman for The Sunday Times.