Chewin' the Fat star Karen Dunbar tells of nerves ahead of opening her own play and new role in River City
You can forgive Karen Dunbar for sitting back and drawing on a toke. She’s been busy, after all.
Not only is she about to make her debut in River City, her work with the Donmar Warehouse theatre company on a trilogy of Shakespeare plays is set to continue.
The 46-year-old from Ayrshire is not kicking back however – or flaunting the law of the land for that matter – but preparing for her latest and perhaps scariest role to date.
Karen has written her first play, #71, the tale of three women in their 70s, one of whom self-medicates her health issues with marijuana.
It will open in a fortnight... read more
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