Katie Douglas

Playwright and writer for film, television and radio.

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Biography

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. 

CV

TV

Writer

Producer Kate Hall
Starring
  • Hugh Quarshie
  • Rosie Marcell
  • Tina Hobley
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    Medical drama set in Holby City Hospital. 

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

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

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

    Children's comedy-drama set in Northern Ireland. 

    The Foundation for CBBC
     
    Producer Kate Crowther
    Starring
  • Charlotte Beaumont
  • Finlay MacMillan
  • Georgie Glen
  •  
    Headstrong Pictures for BBC One
     
    Casualty
    1 x 60'
    Producer Nikki Wilson
    Starring
  • Anette Badland
  • Gemma Atkinson
  • Charlotte Salt
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    The medical drama set in the Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

    BBC for BBC1
     
    Producer John Pocock
    Starring
  • Dean-Charles Chapman
  • Nell Williams
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    Children's sitcom about 13-year-old Stanley Brown and his friends.

    Talkback Thames for CBBC
     
    Creator Robert Evans
    Starring
  • 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
    Starring
  • 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
     
    Starring
  • Zoe Wanamaker
  • Robert Lindsay
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    Popular British sitcom. 

    DLT Entertainment for BBC
     
    Neon Candy
    13 x 4'
     
    Writer of 13 episode online drama series
    Hat Trick
     
    Producer Daran Little
    Starring
  • Gemma Atkinson
  • Andree Bernard
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    Spin-off of the popular soap.

    Mersey Television
     
    Producer Jacquie Glanville/Roanna Benn
    Starring
  • Billie Piper
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    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
    Starring
  • Kate Binchy
  • Susannah Doyle
  • Natalie Kemp
  • Jonathan Mason
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    Award-winning children's series about an angry young man.

    CBBC for BBC1
     
    Starring
  • 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
    Starring
  • Craig Roberts
  • Gerran Howell
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    Children's horror drama series.

    CBBC
     
    Producer Kenton Allen
    Starring
  • Jessica Hynes
  • Greg Wise
  • Raquel Cassidy
  • Clive Russell
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    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
    Ecosse
     
    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
     
     

    Original drama series.

    Big Tree Productions
    In development
     

    Theatre

    Writer

    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
    Starring
  • Natalie Casey
  • Michelle Newell
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    Tristan Bates Theatre
     
    Director Matthew Lloyd
    Starring
  • Eve Dallas
  • Simon Donaldson
  • David Jenkins
  •  

    A new play about a relationship falling apart in Scotland. 

    Everyman Liverpool
     

    Radio

    Writer

     

    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'
    2005
    Director Gaynor McFarlane
    Starring
  • Julie Austin
  • Simon Donaldson
  • John Paul Hurley
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    Afternoon play
    Production Company BBC Radio Scotland
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     

    Other

    Writer

     

    Writer in Residence at BBC Scotland - 2013. 

     
     

    Resident playwright at Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester and Liverpool Everyman.

     

    Writer & Creator

     

    Original series for You Tube Red