Katie Douglas

Playwright and writer for television and radio

Theatre, Film & TV
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Television
Creator and Writer
Happiness 2014
BBC
In Development
Creator Katie Douglas
Producer Emma Strain
Writer Katie Douglas

Comedy script commission currently in development with BBC

The Ladder 2013
Working Title Television
In Development
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

Drama Commission

You Again 2013
BBC for BBC1
Creator Katie Douglas
Producer Emma Strain
Writer Katie Douglas

Original BBC in-house comedy

STV
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

Drama commission

Fatal Dating 2012
Freemantle
In development
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Hens 2011 to 2012
Brown Eyed Boy for BBC 1
Creator Katie Douglas
Producer Jemma Rogers
Writer Katie Douglas

Original studio sitcom commision

Healing 2011
Ecosse
In development
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

Original drama production in development

Lady Safari 2010
Big Tree Productions
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy series under option

Three 2010
Big Tree Productions
In development
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

Original series idea under option

Land of the Dead 2009
Big Tree Productions
In development
Creator Katie Douglas
Writer Katie Douglas

Original drama series treatment under option and pilot script commissioned

Writer
The Code 2014
Lime Pictures
In Development
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Headstrong Pictures for BBC One
In Development
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Holby City, Series 16 1 x 60'
2014
BBC for BBC One
Writer Katie Douglas

 
BBC1
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Holby City 1 x 60'
2013
BBC for BBC One
Writer Katie Douglas

 
The Four O'Clock Club 2012
BBC for CBBC
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Dani's Castle 2012
The Foundation for CBBC
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Casualty 2012
BBC1
Writer Katie Douglas

 
The Revolting World of Stanley Brown 1 x 30'
2012
Talkback Thames for CBBC
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Waterloo Road, Series Eight 2012
Shed Productions for BBC1
In development
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Alec Newman, Mark Benton & Heather Peace

Popular series set in a tough inner-city school

Sadie J, Series 2 1 x 30'
2011
BBC for CBBC
Creator Robert Evans
Writer Katie Douglas

Second series of popular children's show about the irrepresible Sadie J

Sadie J 1 x 30'
2010
BBC for CBBC
Creator Robert Evans
Producer Paul McKenzie
Writer Katie Douglas

Comedy following thirteen year old Sadie Jones as she solves the problems of those around her, including her single dad

Shade 2010
ABC Family, USA
Writer Katie Douglas

Teen thriller based on a novel by Jeri Smith Ready

Waterloo Road: Series 5 - 7 5 x 60'
2009 to 2010
Shed Productions for BBC1
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Elizabeth Berrington, Eva Pope, Sarah Jane Potts, Steven Waddington & Denise Welch

Popular drama series set in a tough inner-city comprehensive

Style Academy 2009
BBC
Writer Katie Douglas

 
After You've Gone: Series 3 - 4 25 x 30'
2008
BBC Productions for BBC1
Producer Rosemary McGowan
Director Ed Bye
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Amanda Abbington, Dani Harmer, Celia Imrie, Nicholas Lyndhurst & Ryan Sampson

Sitcom following a jack-of-all-trades who lives with his ex-wife's mother

Big Shot 2008
Hat Trick
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy-drama series treatment under option

Family '68 2008
Talkback Thames
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy drama series treatment under option

Good Morning Miss Milton 2008
BBC
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Commissioned to write pilot script for comedy series

M.I. High: Series 2, Episode 6 1 x 30'
2008
Kudos Film and Television Ltd for BBC1
Producer Kerry Appleyard
Director Simon Hook
Writer Katie Douglas

Childrens spi-fi adventure series following three secondary school pupils, Blane, Daisy and Rose, who work as undercover spies.

My Family 2008
DLT Entertainment for BBC
Writer Katie Douglas

Commissioned to tablewrite for Series 8 and 9

Neon Candy 13 x 4'
2008
Hat Trick
Writer Katie Douglas

Writer of 13 episode online drama series

Bankers 2007
BBC
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Commissioned to write script for original comedy series ideas

Decades 1 x 60'
2007
BBC
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Commissioned to write original script

Hollyoaks In the City: Multiple Episodes 3 x 45'
2007
Mersey Television
Producer Daran Little
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Life Bites 2007
Prism Entertainment
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Commissioned to storyline and develop childrens series

Me and Mr Bones 2007
Feelgood Fiction
Writer Katie Douglas

Commissioned to write original script

Tiger Aspect Productions for ITV
Producer Jacquie Glanville/Roanna Benn
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring 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'.

The Revenge Files of Alistair Fury: Haircut of Horrors 1 x 30'
2007
CBBC for BBC1
Producer Jamie Rix
Director Nick Wood
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Kate Binchy, Susannah Doyle, Natalie Kemp, Jonathan Mason & Luke Roskell

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

My Hero: Series 6, Episode 3 1 x 30'
2006
Big Bear Films for BBC1
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring James Dreyfus, Emily Joyce, Geraldine McNulty & Hugh Dennis

Sitcom which follows the antics of dim-witted superhero "Thermoman"

Young Dracula 1 x 30'
2006
CBBC
Producer Mia Jupp
Writer Katie Douglas

 
According to Bex Series 2 2 x 30'
2005
Rude Boy Productions
Producer Kenton Allen
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring 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.

Butcher 2005
BBC
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy series optioned by BBC

Deperately Seeking Someone 2005
Big Bear Films
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy series optioned

Sherbert Lemons 2005
Channel 5
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy idea optioned

According to Bex Series 1 2004
Rude Boy Productions for BBC1
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Raquel Cassidy, Jessica Hynes, Chris Oliver, Clive Russell & Greg Wise

Comedy about a young PA who struggles to find contentment at work, in love and with her family

Small Fries 2003
BBC
In development
Writer Katie Douglas

Original comedy series idea optioned

Radio
Writer
The Great Escape 1 x 45' 2005
BBC Radio Scotland for BBC Radio 4
 
Director Gaynor McFarlane
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Julie Austin, Simon Donaldson & John Paul Hurley

Afternoon play

 
Theatre
Writer
Connections 2015
National Theatre
Producer Anthony Banks
Writer Katie Douglas

The Bruntwood Hub 2013
Royal Exchange Theatre
Writer Katie Douglas

The Bruntwood Hub will be led by multi-award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery, who will mentor, support and inspire 7 of the most innovative, critically acclaimed playwrights from across the North who have not yet written for larger theatre spaces, over an initial period of 10 months.

Dig 2011
Paines Plough
Producer Paines Plough & Oran Mor
Writer Katie Douglas

Part of the Play, Pie and A Pint season

Ignition 2008
Tristan Bates Theatre
Director Paul Robinson
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Natalie Casey & Michelle Newell

Rust 2007

Writer Katie Douglas

All's Well That Ends Well 2006

Writer Katie Douglas

Wild Lunch 2006

Writer Katie Douglas

In It For The Money 2005

Writer Katie Douglas

Use Once and Destroy 2005

Writer Katie Douglas

Fly 2004
Everyman Liverpool
Director Matthew Lloyd
Writer Katie Douglas
Starring Eve Dallas, Simon Donaldson & David Jenkins

Play about a relationship falling apart in Scotland

Tunnel 2004

Writer Katie Douglas

From a Scream To a Cry 2003

Writer Katie Douglas

Film
Writer
Actors Centre 2008

 
Writer Katie Douglas

 
Other
Writer
Frank Deasy Award 2013

Writer in Residence at BBC Scotland for six months starting summer 2013

Salon Playwright 2013

Resident playwright at Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester and Liverpool Everyman