Carolyn Allen trained at The Royal Academy and at The London Opera Centre.
Carolyn has appeared in both musicals and plays in the West End including Joe Papp’s Pirates of Penzance (Edith), Ken Hill’s Mikado, (Pitti Sing), Ray Cooney’s famous farces Two into One (Jennifer Bristow) which ran for over two years, See How They Run (Ida), Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Les Miserables. As a Gilbert and Sullivan specialist, she has played all the soubrette roles with The World of Gilbert and Sullivan and Gilbert and Sullivan For All in theatres around Great Britain and Europe.
The Redgrave Theatre My Fair Lady (Elisa Doolittle) Cavalcade. (Mirabelle) Cheltenham Theatre The Savoy Nights.
Carolyn’s cabaret and corporate work has taken her all over the world, from Orlando to Prague via Amsterdam, The Bluebird Restaurant Kings Road where she performs OperaTottie.
Carolyn’s television credits; Only Fools and Horses (Vonny the sexy stripper and snake charmer), Slingers Day, Just His Luck and The Upper Hand (Carol).
She also appeared as Carole in the film Personal Services (the birthday present girl).
She is currently filming the fourth series of New Tricks for the BBC playing Carole, Dennis Waterman’s ex wife.