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KARLA CROME is enjoying success as a scriptwriter for stage and television as well as a blossoming career in acting. She starred in the brilliant BBC2 drama, MURDER, which won a BAFTA in 2013 for Best Single Drama, she has been the stand-out actor in her other lead roles in ITV's THE LEVEL, MISFITS (watched all over the world), PRISONER’S WIVES, UNDER THE DOME (Steven Spielberg), Sky's YOU, ME AND THE APOCOLYPSE, LIGHTFIELDS and HIT AND MISS with Chloe Sevigny. It was this show that caught the attention of Screen International who profiled Karla in the prestigious annual ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ portfolio. Previous names include Keira Knightley, Robert Pattinson and Carey Mulligan.
Theatre credits include the National Theatre's sensational reimagining of AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer who is famous for his play EQUUS. She played Mozart’s wife, Constanze, and the production received 5* reviews across the board. She has also appeared at the highly regarded Royal Court Theatre with the play, LINDA, opposite Noma Dumezweni. The London Evening Standard wrote of Karla’s performance "Karla Crome is especially good as the combative Alice” with The Daily Telegraph adding “ Karla Crome in particular is so miraculously good”.
As a writer, Karla won an Edinburgh Fringe Festival Award for her critically acclaimed stage play, MUSH AND ME, which she created and penned about the forbidden love between a Jewish girl and Muslim boy, a heartbreaking true story based on a family friend’s lost love. It was this play that caught the attention of producers at SKY and SKY ATLANTIC who invited her to be mentored by them and subsequently she wrote episodes for HOOTEN AND THE LADY starring Ophelia Lovibond and Jane Seymour.
Karla is currently filming a lead role in CARNIVAL ROW for Amazon opposite Cara Delevingne and Orlando Bloom.