Costume Designer
Karen Hobbs

Karen has an Advanced Diploma in Costume Design and a wide range of skills
from design to supervising and making and has worked with period and modern costume.
She is highly organised, tremendously resourceful and has years of experience producing creative
cost effective solutions. Working in comedy, drama and stills photography, she is experienced
in topical shows with a fast turnaround, live television and location work

 

To view Karen's webpage please click here

 

TV

THE ATTACK
(For This World)
Costume Designer
BBC Factual for BBC 2 | Directed by Gabriel Range
Line Producer Sarah Forbes Campbell
INSIDE WINDSOR CASTLE Costume Designer
Wildfire TV & Red Planet Productions for C5 | Directed by Will Aspinall & Paul Nelson
Docu-Drama
CITIZEN KHAN
(Series 5, 7 episodes)
Costume Designer | Series 5: 7 Episodes
BBC TV for BBC 1 | Directed by Nick Wood & Karl Rooney
Produced by Anil Gupta
GOING FORWARD Costume Designer
Vera Productions for BBC 4 | Directed by Michael Cumming
Produced by Geoff Atkinson
TREASURES DECODED Costume Designer
Blink Films for C5 | Directed by Peter Chin
INSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE Costume Designer
Wildfire Television | Directed by Dr Duncan Bulling
GLITCHY  Costume Designer
Talkback for BBC 3 | Directed by Paul Taylor & Mike Bradley
RORY BREMNER'S ELECTION REPORT Costume Designer
BBC 2 | Directed by Steve Connelly & Chris Fox
RORY BREMNER'S COALITION REPORT Costume Designer 
Vera Productions for BBC2 | Directed by Steve Connelly
OFF THEIR ROCKERS Costume Designer
CPL for ITV | Directed by Various 
Costumes for Rockers Title Sequence & Disabled Artists
MEET THE PSYCHOPATHS Costume Designer
Wildfire Television for Ch5 | Directed by Wayne Derrick
Produced by Wayne Derrick | Docu-drama
CASUALTY Costume Designer | Series 29: Episodes 8 & 9 
BBC | Directed by Matthew Evans | Produced by Vicky Wharton
Featuring 90 supporting artists 
INSIDE HOLLOWAY Costume Designer
Wildfire Television for Channel 5
​Directed & Produced by Dr Duncan Bulling 
2 x 60 Minute Docu-Drama 
INSIDE BROADMOOR Costume Designer
Wildfire Television for Channel 5
Directed & Produced by Dr Duncan Bulling 
2 x 60 Minute Docu-Drama 
ALAN CARR'S
SPECSTACULAR
Costume Designer | Series 1, 2 & New Year Special
Open Mike Productions for Channel 4
Directed by Tom Forbes | VT's for Comedy Specials
VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE Co-Costume Designer
Running Bare Pictures for Channel 4
Directed by James De Frond | Comedy Series
HOW TELEVISION
RUINED YOUR LIFE
Costume Designer
Zeppotron for BBC2 | Directed by Al Campbell & Christian Watt
Written by & Featuring Charlie Brooker | Comedy Series 
THE BANKER Costume Designer | Pilot
Big Tree Productions | Directed by Henry Mason
Produced by Julia Stannard | Featuring Rik Mayall
GETTING ON  Costume Designer | Series 1 & 2
Vera Productions | Directed by Peter Capaldi
Written by & Featuring Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan & Vicki Pepperdine
Comedy Series | Winner of 'Best Sitcom' at British Comedy Awards 
BREMNER, BIRD
& FORTUNE 
Costume Designer | Series 8, 9, 10, 11, 14 & Comedy Specials 
Vera Productions | Directed by Steve Connelly
THE RIDDLE OF SPHINX Costume Designer
Discovery Channel | Directed by Clive Maltby
Produced by Mark Wright | Docu-drama shot on location in Egypt 
COLUMBUS: SECRETS
BEYOND THE GRAVE 
Costume Designer
Discovery Channel | Docu-drama 
PRINCE CHARLES:
THE BATCHELOR YEARS
Costume Designer
Diverse Productions | Docu-drama
Directed & Produced by Neil Crombie  
EVERY TIME YOU
 LOOK AT ME 
Costume Designer
BBC2 | Directed by Alrick Riley | Produced by Ewan Marshall
Featuring Lisa Hammond & Matt Fraser | Feature Length Drama 
BABYFATHER Costume Designer | Series 1 & 2
BBC2 | Directed by Alrick Riley & Rob Bangura 
Featuring David Harewood, Don Gilet, Wil Johnson & Fraser James
THE ESTATE AGENTS Costume Designer
Angel Eye Productions for Channel 4
Directed & Produced by Richard Osborne 
Six-part Comedy Series 
THE FRANK
SKINNER SHOW
Costume Designer | Series 1, 2 & 3
Avalon Productions | Directed by Peter Orton
Comedy Series
FANTASY FOOTBALL LIVE Costume Designer
Avalon Productions | Directed by Peter Orton 
World Cup 1998
THE ELEVEN
O'CLOCK SHOW
Costume Designer | Series 1
TalkbackThames for ITV | Directed by Steve Smith
Produced by Dan Mazer
SHAKESPEARES SHORTS Costume Designer
BBC Education | Directed by Maureen Blackwell
HIDDEN EMPIRE:
A SON OF AFRICA
Costume Designer 
Aimimage Prods | Directed by Alrick Riley
Docu-drama  
 

Commercials

 TOM TOM  Costume Designer
Vera Productions | Directed by Sean Hardie
Featuring John Cleese

Short Films

I WAS CATHERINE THE
GREAT'S STABLE BOY 
Costume Designer
Written & Directed by Stephen Leslie
IS IT THE DESIGN
ON THE WRAPPER? 
Costume Designer
Written & Directed by Tessa Sheridan
Palme d'Or Winner for 'Best Short Film' at Cannes Film Festival 1997 
THE ELEVATOR  Costume Designer
Tigerlily Films for Channel 4 | Directed by Alrick Riley
Produced by Nicky Parrott | Written by Lemn Sissay
Featuring Ashley Walters & Gary Lewis 
 
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