Photographer: Julie Padfield  (2012)

EMMERDALE

On Thursday October 12 2017 Catherine appeared in Emmerdale's 7pm evening drama on ITV.

Watch on YouTube

AWARD-WINNING CAMPAIGN

The AA charitable trust DESIGNATED DRIVER has been selected to be part of the APA Top 50 for 2017! It has also garnered a Gold award for Best over 30sec and under 60sec at the internationally acclaimed Clio Awards 2017, and collected a Gold award for Best Charity Film and Silver for Best over 30sec and under 60sec at the British Arrows Awards 2017.

This campaign was designed to hightlight that texting and driving is more dangerous as drink driving, and should be as anti-social. Director James Rouse's working style is improvisational and extremely naturalistic and, despite the heavy subject matter, has a wonderful lightness of touch.

On The Drum - Creative-Works website voters have given the campaign 5*'s.

FEATURE FILM PREMIERE

YOU (US) ME had its international premiere at the Busan International Film Festival in Korea at the beginning of October and was nominated for its Busan Bank Award in its international category, Flash Forward.

Its UK premiere was at the East End FIlm Festival on June 17 2014 at The Genesis Cinema, London.

Now available to rent or buy on Amazon.

DOCTOR ON THE BEEB

On January 2 2013 Catherine appeared as Dr Grace Langley on BBC's daytime drama DOCTORS.

Watch a 1min edit of her scenes on youtube

AWARD-WINNING & BFI SELECTED

Catherine has worked on two film projects for White Boat TV which have been selected by the BFI for permanent preservation in the BFI National Archive - see the article.

THE DEAFENING SILENCE won two Gold Awards at the IVCA Awards 2014: Best Drama and Best Charity Film. The film has had over 130K views on YouTube (view a short clip) and won a $20K prize from the Viewstar Online Festival 4 enabling the team to create a sequel.

BARBARA'S STORY, already an IVCA 2013 award-winning drama, won Gold for Best Direction in the IVCA 2014 Awards.

Visit White Boat TV's website. Most recently Catherine played Dr Croft in a new project THROUGH RUBY'S EYES.

RCA ANIMATION

Catherine voiced Charlotte in Perrie Murphy's LET'S GET TAKEAWAY back in 2015 which won the Blink Prize and was selected by the London Short Film and Cinamina festivals.

BPOST COMMERCIAL

Last year Catherine travelled to Belgium where she shot a campaign for Belgium postal service, BPost, with the comedic Jonathan Gurvit, which aires in Belgium from October 17 2016.

IKEA TV COMMERCIAL

Catherine shot a campaign for Ikea: The Wonderful Everyday with the extremely talented Shona Auerbachand ITN Productions, which aired on ITV for the week commencing October 27 2014.

TRAVELODGE TV COMMERCIAL

Catherine worked with the excellent Conkerco at Academy Films on scenes for Travelodge's new commerical campaign "Get Up And Go" - airing on UK TV from May 2014-2015.

DFS TV COMMERCIAL

Catherine was on your TVs in June 2013 as a rather seductive sofa dweller, under Pedro Romhanyi's fabulous direction. Watch on youtube.

WEST END

Catherine is currently understudying Anne-Marie Duff in Simon Stephen's fantastic new play HEISENBERG, directed by Marianne Elliott, at the Wyndham's Theatre right in the heart of the West End. It is the first production from Elliott & Harper, which opened for previews on October 3, a glittering Press Night on October 9, and runs until January 6 2018.

CURL UP & DIE

November 15-19 2016, Catherine appeared as East End hairdresser Ruth in the new farce by Anna Longaretti at Questors Theatre directed by the fabulous Bryony Thompson. Anna is continuing to develop the script. Her previous play, SEX CELLS, debuted at the Riverside Studios.

RAPID WRITE RESPONSE: THEATRE 503

Catherine appeared as Mrs O'Reilly in TIDDLYWINKS, a comic look at discipline in schools written by Sonali Bhattacharyya directed by Tommo Fowler, in response to the 503's I AND THE VILLAGE.

THE SHAW SOCIETY

A series of LiberTeas events across the country celebrated the sealing of the Magna Carta. Catherine performed a script-in-hand ON THE ROCKS as Lady Chavender at the Shaw's Corner (National Trust).

Catherine performed at The Park Theatre, London, as Strega Thundridge in THE MUSIC CURE, the final showon December 8 2014 LIES, SPIES & CROCODILES, three of Shaw's short farces. SHAW IN THE PARK, a programme of script-in-hand rehearsed readings ran between October and December 2014.

Catherine has performed script-in-hand rehearsed readings of competition finalists for The Shaw Society. She thoroughly enjoyed reading THE MUSIC CURE as Strega Thundridge in January 2013 and a new scene for CANDIDA in 2012.

MONOLOGUE SLAM UK

Catherine performed at @MonologueSlamUK to a industry packed Theatre Royal Stratford East with a self-penned comedy monologue, June 2 2014.

Watch her performance on youtube

'It's just the interval at @MonologueSlamUK and already we have seen three shows worth of talent! #TheRumoursAreAllTrue'
(John Byrne, The Stage)

Catherine is also busy writing more comedy scripts and is in the process of developing a feature script based on a true story set in the 60s.

ROMEO & JULIET REVISITED

The production was re-commissioned by Lyttleton Playing Fields as the inaugural show for their new open-air amphitheatre, June 29 - July 1 2013.

The Rosemary Branch originally produced it as an inhouse production in October-November 2012 with a cast of just 7 energetic performers. Catherine played Lady/Lord Capulet and Benvolio.

'Particularly fine performance'
(Elkin, The Stage)

'stand-out performance... a powerhouse'
(Wetherall, Islington Gazette)

'remarkable'
(Giesler, Camden New Journal)

'multi-rolling... best exemplified'
(Unwin, The Harker)

 
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NEW YEAR'S EVE JAZZ SINGING

Catherine sang jazz standards at Bromley's Cafe Rouge alongside regular local band The Keith Pinnock Jazz Trio. Rock-n-roll numbers saw in the 2013 new year.

COMEDY PILOT

2016 saw Catherine write and create a comedy pilot LIFE LOVE LAUGHTER - based on her comedy partnership with Cleo Felstead. They have released the three part episode on YouTube, along with some adhoc comedy capers - click here to go to youtube! Or watch on Vimeo.

AWARD-WINNING SEEING HIM FILM

Three Days Film, under the new title SEEING HIM, premiered June 17 at the Prince Charles cinema off Leicester Square. It has already garnered four awards including Best Drama Short (#HollywoodIMPFF) and Best Produced Screenplay (#CreationIFF).

. Swtizerland Ouchy Film Awards, July 10-22 '18

. USA Hollywood IMPFF, Jan 27 '18

. USA Chandler International FF, Jan 12-15 '18

. Monaco International Film Festival, Dec 4-7 '17

. USA Miami Indie Festival, Nov '17

. Winchester Short Film Festival Nov 3-11 '17

. Crystal Palace International FF Nov 3 '17

. Wimbledon International Short FF Oct 27 '17

. USA Naples International FF, Oct 27+29 '17

. USA Orlando Film Festival, Oct 19-26 '17

. Leigh Short Film Festival Oct 7 '17

. Exit 6 Film Festival, Sept 23 '17

. Canada Creation International FF, Aug 23 '17

. New Renaissance FF, Aug 17 '17

. USA Rhode Island IFF opening gala, Aug 8 '17

. New York Long Beach IFF, Aug 2 '17

. London premiere Prince Charles Cinema, June 17 '17
 

For more information go to www.SeeingHimFilm.com.

Catherine filmed teaser scenes to help promote their project and raise funding through social media campaigns in April 2013. The new script altered Catherine's role to Kate, Sophie's fun yet overly protective sister.

COMIC SHORT FILM SUCCESS

LIARS has screened across the world at numerous short film festivals including official sellection at the London Short Film Festival and the LA Comedy Fest in 2013. It's now available to view online - click here.

. Cinema Zero August 12-19 2014

. France Cannes in a Van May 2014

. Norwich Film Festival, May '14

. Austria aired on Okto TV channel, Feb 13 '14

. Australia Flickerfest, Jan 11 '14 (toured Australia)

. Van d'Or Awards Film Awards 2013 shortlist

. Aesthetica Film Festival, Nov 8/9/10 '13

. Cornwall Festival, Nov '13

. Canada Edmonton International Film Festival, Oct 3 '13

. Portobello Film Festival, Sept 7 '13

. US premiere LA Comedy Fest, May 9 '13

. Scotland Bootleg Film Festival, March 23 '13

. London Short Film Festival, Jan 4 '13 (opening show)

. Croatia One Take Festival, Nov 24 '12

. London OneShot competition (finalist), Sept 26 '12
 

'superb performances... will make you laugh out loud'
(Waddy, the London Film Review)

'brilliantly acted'
(Sievewright, Culturefly)

'...got the most laughs. A succinct, witty script... this was a six minute wonder'
(the ZAHIR magazine)

'...a clever script, confident acting and a ballsy style. A must see. Rating: *****'
(One & Other TV)

'...a cleverly constructed film that combines confrontation and humour in a creative way.
(Strangers in a Cinema)