Caroline Sheen

Caroline Sheen

Overview

Caroline has performed lead roles in the West End and around the world, including both Eponine and Fantine in LES MISERABLES, Sandy in GREASE, Truly Scrumptious in CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, Philia in A FUNNY THING...FORUM, Jennifer in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK and Sophie in MAMMA MIA. She toured the USA as MARY POPPINS winning the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actress in a musical. Caroline played Clara in the European Premiere of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA. She was part of the Original London Cast of Sondheim's PUTTING IT TOGETHER at the St James Theatre and played Rebecca in RAGS at the Lyric Theatre. In 2015 Caroline worked with Trevor Nunn workshopping the new Stephen Schwartz musical, and was drafted in at 24 hours notice to play the leading role of Alaura/Carla in CITY OF ANGELS at the Donmar Warehouse. She was seen on S4C in Cariad @ Iaith and Noson Lawen, and recently made her Friday Night is Music Night debut for BBC Radio 2.

Caroline has just finished shooting ‘Press’ for BBC1, the film ‘Nativity Rocks’ and she will soon be seen as Mrs Thomas in ‘The Rook’, a new 8 part series for Starz/ Lionsgate. She is currently shooting the lead role of Carys in the new BBC comedy drama 'Pitching In.' 



Characteristics

  • Height: 5' 6 (168cm)
  • Playing Age: 30 - 40
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Blonde
  • Hair Length: Long
  • Appearance: White

Film

Four Kids and It, Jenny, Dan Films (director: Andy De Emmony)

Nativity Rocks, Jane Jones, Mirrorball Productions, (director: Debbie Isitt)

Les Miserables, Factory Girl, Barricade Productions, (director: Tom Hooper)

Television

Pitching In, Carys (lead), BBC, (director: Noreen Kershaw)

The Rook, Mrs Thomas, Starz/Lionsgate/LibertyGlobal, (director: Kari Skogland)

Press, Candice Lyons, BBC1, (director: Tom Vaughan)

Noson Lawen, S4C/Boom Cymru, (director: Eryl Humphreys)
Cariad@Iaith - LOVE4LANGUAGE,Herself/Winner, S4C
Henry VIII - Mind of a Tyrant, Queen Elizabeth of York, RED DOX for Channel 4, (director: David Sington)
Doctors, BBC1, (director: Rob Rohrer)
Torchwood, BBC Wales, (director: Jonathan Fox Bassett)
Hotel Babylon, BBC1, (director: Andy Hay)

Theatre

Kiss Me Kate, Lilli Vanessi/Kate, Kilworth House Theatre, (director: Matthew White)

Crazy for You, Polly, Watermill Theatre, (director: Paul Hart)

Only the Brave. Joy, WMC/Soho Theatre/Birdsong Productions, (director: Steve Marmion)

City of Angels, Alaura/Carla, Donmar Warehouse, (director: Josie Rourke)
Rags, Rebecca, Lyric Theatre, (director: Bronagh Lagan)
Putting it Together, Woman 2, St James Theatre, (director: Alastair Knights)
Les Miserables, Fantine, RSC, (director: John Caird/Trevor Nunn)
Mary Poppins- US Tour, Mary Poppins,(HELEN HAYES AWARD BEST ACTRESS), Cameron Mackintosh/Disney Theatrical (director: Richard Eyre)
The Light in the Piazza, Clara Johnson, Curve, (director: Paul Kerryson)
Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins, Cameron Mackintosh/Disney Theatrical, (director: Richard Eyre)
Mark Ravenhill's Dick Whittington, Alice, Barbican Theatre, (director: Edward Hall)
Once in a Lifetime, Susan Walker, National Theatre, (director: Edward Hall)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Philia, National Theatre, (director: Edward Hall)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Truly Scrumptious, Chitty UK, (director: Adrian Noble)
Grease, Sandy, Clear Channel, (director: David Gilmore) 
Les Miserables, Eponine, Royal Shakespeare Company, (director: Trevor Nunn / John Caird)
The Witches of Eastwick (ORIGINAL CAST), Jennifer Gabriel, Cameron Mackintosh, (director: Eric Schaeffer)
Mamma Mia (ORIGINAL CAST),U/S Sophie, Littlestar Productions, (director: Phyllida Lloyd)
Into the Woods, Florinda, Donmar Warehouse, (director: John Crowley)
Myths and Hymns, Annie, Finborough Theatre, (director: Tom Cooper)

Radio

Friday Night is Music Night, Soloist, BBC Radio 2, (director: Bridget Apps)

Commercial

Subway - "He's the one", Lead, (director: Steve Burrows)

Workshop

Emanuel and Eleonare, Eleonore Schikaneder,(Stephen Schwartz), (director: Trevor Nunn)
Tipping the Velvet, Kitty/Nan, Lyric Hammersmith, (director: Lyndsey Turner)
Schikaneder,Eleonore Schikaneder, (director: Trevor Nunn)
Before/After, Ami, United Theatrical, (director: Simon Grieff)
The Great Gatsby, Myrtle, (director: Adrian Noble)
Flowers for Mrs Harris, Pamela, Vicky Graham Productions
The Wind in the Willows, Gaoler's Daughter, Jamie Hendry Productions, (director: Anthony Drewe/Julian Fellowes)
Nativity, Jennifer Lore, AKA, (director: Debbie Isitt)
Mrs Arris, Pamela Penrose, Vicky Graham Productions, (director: Derek Bond)
A Few Words with Gershwin, (director: Fiona Laird)
Betty Blue Eyes, Cameron Mackintosh, (director: Sam Buntrock)
Orheus in the Underworld, Eurydice, National Theatre Studio, (director: Nick Hytner/Jeremy Sams)

Caroline Sheen
Caroline Sheen