Kate is a writer who specialises in works that are bold and fantastical, with an emphasis on themes of moral dilemma and coming-of-age. She has been on the writing team for two television shows – Hollyoaks and Lost Girls – winning a Radio and Television Society award for Digital Innovation in 2013. Her plays have been professionally performed at the Almeida, Pleasance, Old Athenaeum, and Byre theatres.
Holby City – BBC One
Doctors – BBC One
Warwick Castle – Merlin Entertainment
Script commissioned for live event.
Doctors – BBC TV
2015 – 2017
Hopewell and The Sheikh– Greenacre
Original series treatments in development
Making it – Making it Productions/SVT
3 episodes of online drama commissioned
The Ostrich – WGGB Playwrights’ Progress
Play selected for workshop development (Winner of the Playwrights’ Progress competition by the Writers’ Guild).
Shortlisted for Frank Deasy Award (BBC Scotland/Writers Room)
River City – BBC TV
1 x 60 minute script commissioned
Co-winner of an RTS Award for Digital Innovation
Granted the inaugural Creative Scotland Artists Bursaries
The Burning Question
Workshopped over several days with the National Theatre of Scotland and Dundee Rep.
2011 – 2012
Hollyoaks – Lime Pictures
9 episodes commissioned
Lost Girls – SVT (in development)
Pilot and treatment commissioned
Winner of ‘Write’ playwriting competition at the Almeida
Performed at the Edinburgh Fringe
Michael Breton Memorial Prize for Excellence in the Field of Theatre
Hanging on by a Thread
Won ‘Write’ at the Almeida and was performed on their main stage
Performed at the Pleasance theatre as part of Deckchair Shorts
Won the Scottish Young Playwrights Festival and was performed at the Byre Theatre, Perth Rep Studios and the Old Athaneum Theatre