Carol Royle

Carol Royle

Vegan Actress

Carol Royle has worked extensively on stage and TV.  Many roles for the RSC include Ophelia in Hamlet, Cressida in Troilus and Cressida, Loves Labours Lost and Mrs Arbuthnot in A Woman of No Importance at the Barbican and Haymarket.  She has acted in many West End plays and had done numerous TV series, including Life Without George, Heartbeat, Crossroads, Ladies in Charge, Dennis Potter’s Blackeyes and most recently a stint as a Huntington’s Disease sufferer in Casualty. She compiled and read a series for Woman’s Hour, based on the numerous original letters of one of her ancestors, Emily Buchanan, and her sad trip to Africa.

Off stage Carol’s many interests include teaching at the Actor’s Centre and writing, and her concerns include animal rights.  She is a Patron of Animal Aid, Animal Free Research UK, Safer Medicines Campaign and Friends of the Animals. She also supports many more, including Compassion in World Farming, League Against Cruel Sports, Respect for Animals and The Born Free Foundation.


Karin's Celebrity Couch

VegfestUK presenter Karin Ridgers chats with with a number of vegan celebrities in a light-hearted discussion on all things vegan.

Guests: Carol Royle, Tally Spears, Peter Egan

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