Kim grew up in Stratford on Avon. After a year as a student ASM at The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry she attended The Webber Douglas Academy for three years.
Her early work took her to The Chichester Festival Theatre, and repertory theatres in Harrogate, Farnham and The Bristol Old vic.
She played Helga in all 96 episodes of ‘Allo ‘Allo! and The ‘Allo ‘Allo! Stage Show which toured the UK, Australia and New Zealand and was a sell out at The London Palladium and Prince of Wales Theatres for two years. She also spent a year playing the leading part of Jacquelline in Don’t Dress for Dinner at London’s Duchess Theatre.
Kim is The Stewardess in the Oscar winning film Dunkirkand in 2017 she joined The Royal Shakespeare Company to play Climax in Phil Porter’s Vice Versaand Barce in Dido Queen of Carthage by Christopher Marlow.
She has played Dotty Otley in Noises Off at The Royal Court, Liverpool and headmistress, Miss Gibson, in the UK tour of Daisy Pulls it Off.
Other theatre credits include Alison in Mum’sTheWord, Doris in Dry Rot, Margaret in My Mother Said IneverShould, Vera in Stepping Out, Shiela in Relatively Speaking, Helen in Bedside Manners, Judith Bliss in Hayfever, Jane in Killing Time, Vicky in My Fat Friend, Phillipa James inDoubleDouble, Sarah in Alan Aykbournes Table Manners and Bridget in Amy Rosenthall’s SittingPretty.
Kim has toured the Far and Middle East with Move Over Mrs Markham, The Maintenance Man, with seasons at Raffils Theatre, Singapore in Funny Money and A Bedfull of Foreigners .
She has also played Josie in the modern classic, Steaming and Jacquelline again in
Don’t Dress for Dinner throughout New Zealand.
Besides filming ‘Allo Allo! for ten years and Grange Hill for three years (playing Mrs Rawlinson the eccentric science teacher) other TV credits include Fifteen Stories High, The Brittas Empire, Casualty, Comedy Playhouse, The Kelly Monteith Show, Miss Jones and Son, and Play for Today, The Peddlar.
She has also presented a travel documentary about Norway and The Arctic Circle for The Travel Channel.
Kim and Richard Gibson have travelled The World, appearing as Flick and Helga, performing their own sketches in cabaret and talking about their careers. They have been seen at Arts and Literary festivals around the UK and Europe and have even appeared as Flick and Helga 200 miles up The Amazon.
She has appeared in numerous television talk and quiz shows, Radio Dramas, and Pantomimes where, over the years she has played everything from Principal Boy to Wicked Queen. She also enjoys recording Audio Books The Worst Street in London, The Spiral Staircase and The Lady Vanishes to name but a few.
Directing credits A Jovial Crew, Henry V, The Cherry Orchard, Comedy of Errors. Married to actor John Nolan and mother to actors Tom Nolan and Miranda Nolan.