Katie Douglas

Playwright and writer for film, television and radio.

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Katie is a prize-winning scriptwriter whose work has spanned drama and comedy in both the UK and USA. 

Her numerous credits include working as a core member of the Eastenders writing team, Holby City, Waterloo Road, Call The Midwife and Secret Diary of a Call Girl.

Her playwriting includes I Got Superpowers For My Birthday with Paines Plough and Follow Follow as part of the National Theatre Connections scheme. Katie has also worked with theatres including the Liverpool Everyman, the RSC, Soho and The Royal Exchange. She was awarded the Frank Deasy Award in 2013. 




Producer Kate Hall
  • Hugh Quarshie
  • Rosie Marcell
  • Tina Hobley

    Medical drama set in Holby City Hospital. 

    BBC for BBC One
  • Adam Woodyatt
  • Steve McFadden
  • June Brown

    Serial drama following characters living in London's East End. 

    BBC for BBC1
    Producer Raymond Lau
  • Shannon Flynn
  • Kieran Alleyne
  • Niall Wright

    Children's comedy-drama set in Northern Ireland. 

    The Foundation for CBBC
    Producer Kate Crowther
  • Charlotte Beaumont
  • Finlay MacMillan
  • Georgie Glen

    Drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school.

    Headstrong Pictures for BBC One
    1 x 60'
    Producer Nikki Wilson
  • Anette Badland
  • Gemma Atkinson
  • Charlotte Salt

    The medical drama set in the Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

    BBC for BBC1
    Producer John Pocock
  • Dean-Charles Chapman
  • Nell Williams

    Children's sitcom about 13-year-old Stanley Brown and his friends.

    Talkback Thames for CBBC
    Creator Robert Evans
  • Mel Giedroyc
  • Steve Spears

    Comedy following 13-year old Sadie Jones as she solves the problems of those around her.

    BBC for CBBC
    Producer Rosemary McGowan
    Director Ed Bye
  • Amanda Abbington
  • Dani Harmer
  • Celia Imrie
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst
    Sitcom following a jack-of-all-trades who lives with his ex-wife's mother
    BBC Productions for BBC1
    Producer Kerry Appleyard
    Director Simon Hook
    Childrens spi-fi adventure series following three secondary school pupils, Blane, Daisy and Rose, who work as undercover spies.
    Kudos Film and Television Ltd for BBC1
  • Zoe Wanamaker
  • Robert Lindsay

    Popular British sitcom. 

    DLT Entertainment for BBC
    Producer Daran Little
  • Gemma Atkinson
  • Andree Bernard

    Spin-off of the popular soap.

    Mersey Television
    Producer Jacquie Glanville/Roanna Benn
  • Billie Piper
    The day-to-day adventures of a high end London escort, based on the blog and books by the pseudonymous 'Belle de Jour'.
    Tiger Aspect Productions for ITV
    Producer Jamie Rix
    Director Nick Wood
  • Kate Binchy
  • Susannah Doyle
  • Natalie Kemp
  • Jonathan Mason

    Award-winning children's series about an angry young man.

    CBBC for BBC1
  • James Dreyfus
  • Emily Joyce
  • Geraldine McNulty
  • Hugh Dennis

    Sitcom which follows the antics of dim-witted superhero 'Thermoman'.

    Big Bear Films for BBC1
    Producer Mia Jupp
  • Craig Roberts
  • Gerran Howell

    Children's horror drama series.

    Producer Kenton Allen
  • Jessica Hynes
  • Greg Wise
  • Raquel Cassidy
  • Clive Russell
    Sitcom about a twenty-something single woman who works as a secretary on the lookout for the man of her dreams.
    Rude Boy Productions for BBC1

    Writer & Creator


    Original drama series in development. 

    In Development
    Original drama production in development
    Producer Jemma Rogers
    Original studio sitcom commision
    Brown Eyed Boy for BBC One
    Producer Emma Strain
    Original BBC in-house comedy
    BBC for BBC One



    Director George Perrin

    A new play about three children who have to use their new superpowers to save the world from an evil overlord.

    Plaines Plough
    Producer Anthony Banks

    Part of the National Theatre Connections Anthology 2015.

    National Theatre
    Producer Paines Plough & Oran Mor
    Part of the Play, Pie and A Pint season
    Paines Plough
    Director Paul Robinson
  • Natalie Casey
  • Michelle Newell
    Tristan Bates Theatre
    Director Matthew Lloyd
  • Eve Dallas
  • Simon Donaldson
  • David Jenkins

    A new play about a relationship falling apart in Scotland. 

    Everyman Liverpool




    New plays to mark the 40th Ann. of Paines Plough with plays by Katie, Robin French & Nick Payne. 

    Production Company Paines Plough
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 3
    The Great Escape
    1 x 45'
    Director Gaynor McFarlane
  • Julie Austin
  • Simon Donaldson
  • John Paul Hurley
    Afternoon play
    Production Company BBC Radio Scotland
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4




    Writer in Residence at BBC Scotland - 2013. 


    Resident playwright at Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester and Liverpool Everyman.


    Writer & Creator