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Kathrine Smith

Writer - Television / Radio / Theatre

Agent: Jean Kitson - jean@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Kathrine has been selected for Sphinx 30 – a pilot programme to support women playwrights to create new work for the main stage. Her play All I See is You won the National Octagon Prize and was first performed as part of the Octagon’s 50th anniversary season. The production has since toured nationally, to Dublin where it won the Oscar Wilde Prize for Best New Writing, and internationally to Australia.

Kathrine has written for many TV series, including Suspects, EastEnders and The Bill. She’s also taught on arts projects in prisons and is a playwright/dramaturg with the children’s charity Scene & Heard.

Work

Current

Untitled (Sphinx 30)
Sphinx Theatre Company

Seed commission for full length play

London Kills
PGM TV / Acorn TV / BBC

Currently writing 1 x 60′ episode for this crime drama series

Television

Holby City (2017-2019)
BBC

3 x 60′ episodes

EastEnders (2016-2017)
BBC

4 x 30′ episodes

Suspects (2013-2016)
Newman Street / C5

5 x 60’ episodes across 4 series

River City (2011-2014)
BBC Scotland

9 x 60’ episodes

Casualty (2014)
BBC

1 x 50’ episode

Hollyoaks (2010-2012)
Lime Pictures / C4

20 x 30’ episodes

The Bill (1998-2006)
Talkback Thames / ITV

24 x 60’ episodes including Jim Carver’s leaving special

EastEnders (2006)
BBC

1 x 30’ episode

Casualty (2000-2001)
BBC

2 x 50’ episodes

Doctors (2000)
BBC

1 x 30’ episode

Dangerfield (1999)
BBC

1 x 60′ episode

Radio

Winter Jasmine (2020)
BBC Radio 4

Original 45′ play – Episode one of ‘Fault Lines S2: Sex’ starring Glenda Jackson, T’nia Miller & Nina Anwar, directed by Pauline Harris. Broadcast 10th October 2020.

Theatre / Development

All I See is You (2017-2019)
Octagon Theatre, Bolton

A play inspired by real accounts of queer life from the 1960s. First performed at The Octagon, Bolton in 2018. Toured nationally, and to Dublin, Sydney and Melbourne in 2019.

Awards:
– National Octagon Prize
– Oscar Wilde prize for Best New Writing at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2019
– Micheál Mac Liammóir Award for Outstanding Performances
– Brighton Fringe International Touring Award

Nominated for the Sydney Fringe Best Theatre Award

Unprovoked (2011)
The Forgiveness Project in association with the Met Police & Roundhouse, Camden

A play exploring girl-on-girl knife crime based on the true events that led to the murder of 15-year-old Charlotte Foley at an East London party in 2005.

Monsters
Cliffhanger

Original crime series format and pilot script

Related to Murder
Showrunner/Endemol

Original historical series format and treatment

Stringer
Granada

Original series format and treatment

Qas Cardiff
Raw Charm/BBC Wales

Original screenplay treatment