Karla has played leads in MURDER (BBC), MISFITS (E4) and PRISONER’S WIVES (BBC). Most recently she was seen in ITV’s drama THE LEVEL, AMADEUS at the National Theatre, crime drama THE VICTIM (BBC) and Beijan Shibani’s DANCE NATION at the Almeida. She can currently be seen in the highly anticipated CARNIVAL ROW (Amazon) opposite Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne and she is currently filming Season 2.
Karla's writing includes the critically acclaimed play MUSH AND ME, which was performed at the Bush Theatre and won the Ideas Tap Underbelly Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Holden Street Theatres Award in 2014. She is currently developing an original television series called BOOM BOX for Channel 4 (Urban Myth). Karla has written on several shows including the last two Danny Brocklehurst/Harlan Coben series for Netflix (THE STRANGER and SAFE); Tony Jordan's Sky One series HOOTEN AND THE LADY (Red Planet) on which she wrote an episode; and she is adapting her play MUSH & ME for Channel 4 with Snowed-In Productions. Karla is also developing a ghost story short film which she will direct. She is currently adapting MUSH & ME for TV for Channel 4 (Snowed-In Productions).