Katie Wimpenny

Writer for theatre and television
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Biography

Katie is currently completing the final draft of her first feature film, ‘Caravan’ due to shoot in February 2019. 

This has had backing from The BFI and The Welcome Trust and will be produced by Vox Pictures and directed by Maxine Peake.


The BFI also awarded Katie and the same team with funding to make her first short film, ‘Time Away’ which will have its world premiere in June at The Edinburgh Film Festival.


Previously, Katie wrote the sitcom ‘Fallout’ for Red Planet Pictures, which had a script commission from Channel 4, and ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’; an adapted format for Sony.


She made the final five in 2013's Screenwriters Goldmine competition with ‘Caravan’ and was one of the twelve chosen writers on the 2014, Channel 4 screenwriting course where she wrote comedy script ‘Freaks’.


Her play, ‘The Tea Party’ was performed at The Park Theatre, directed by Zoe Lafferty.
Katie is also an actor represented by CMA London.

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Film

Writer

Caravan
1 x 90'
Director Maxine Peake
 

Single drama

Vox
In development
 

Writer & Performer

Waitress 
Director Maxine Peake
 

Short film

Vox and Vexed Pixie Productions
 

Theatre

Writer & Performer

Mary 
Director Spencer Charles Noll
 

Play

The Lion and Unicorn Theatre
 

Writer

Director Spencer Charles Noll
 
The Landor Theatre
 
Director Zoe Lafferty
 
Margaret Thatcher, Marilyn Monroe and Iris Murdoch sit down to tea.
Park Theatre, Morris Space
 

TV

Writer

Good Girl Gone Bad
In development
 
Comedy
Sony
 
 

Drama

Screenwriters' Goldmine
 
 

Drama

Spec script
The Landor Theatre
 
 

Comedy

Red Planet Pictures
Under Option