Katie Wimpenny

Writer for theatre and television
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Biography

Katie trained as an actor at Rose Bruford College and has worked extensively in theatre and television.

As a writer Katie wrote sitcom Fallout for Red Planet Pictures, which had a script commission from Channel 4, and Good Girl Gone Bad; an adapted format for Sony. Katie is currently developing her original script Caravan as a film with Vox , which Maxine Peake is attached to direct. The BFI have also awarded Katie and Vox with funding to develop her short Time Away, which Maxine will direct too. 

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

As an actor Katie has appeared in a number of productions, most notably Nick Hytner's His Dark Materials at The National, War & Peace, for Shared Experience and Blackbird at The Market Theatre, Johannesburg.

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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