Senior Lecturer

Caroline trained as an actor and worked in the UK, Europe and Australia before joining the BBC Drama Department production team. She worked in broadcast television for 20 years, training on the BBC Directors Course and her Directing credits include: Eastenders, Grange Hill, Family Affairs, Byker Grove, Two Pints of Lager, Doctors and Nurses. Other credits include Absolutely Fabulous, House of Cards and numerous other broadcast dramas.

She ran her own Production Company, making educational short films, and then became Head of Film and Television at Arts Educational School, London. She has produced, directed and written numerous short films in conjunction with the BBC Writer's Room, working with young, emerging actors and several of these films have won awards, including Best Comedy at the Crystal Palace International Film Festival and Best Student Film at the London Shorts Series Festival.

She moved to Cornwall in 2018 and has been the Course Leader for the Acting BA for the last three years. She has now stepped down to focus on her Screen Acting and Shakespeare teaching and enabling numerous collaboration projects with the School of Film and Television and the School of Creative Writing. She is also writing and producing her own work.

She is a voting member of the BAFTA Film, Television and Short Film panel.

Contact details



Year Qualification Awarding body
2012 MA Screenwriting City of London University

Membership of external committees

BAFTA Film and Television voting member


Areas of teaching

  • Acting and Classical Performance
  • Acting in Recorded Media
  • Comedy Acting
  • History of Screen Performance
  • Professional Preparation
  • Screen Acting
  • Screenwriting

Professional Engagement

Engagement with professional associations and societies

Currently in development to create a small venue Shakespeare company with new emerging artists in North Cornwall.