CAT JONES - WRITER

Cat worked as a prison advisor on two series of PRISONER'S WIVES (Tiger Aspect/BBC). Her TV writing credits include DOCTORS, WATERLOO ROAD (Shed/BBC), YOUNGERS 2 (Big Talk) for which she also wrote a music track, TATAU (Touchpaper/BBC). Cat also wrote FLEA, one of three original short films commissioned for BBC iPlayer. Cat is currently writing on APOCALYPSE SLOUGH (Working Title/Sky). Cat also has a number of original projects in development including two projects for BBC Inhouse, one of which is based on an idea by Idris Elba. In 2011, Cat won the BBC Alfred Bradley Award for Radio Drama with GLORY DAZED, which she subsequently adapted for the stage. GLORY DAZED was produced at Edinburgh Fringe Fest 2012 as part of the Old Vic New Voices season, winning the Holden Street Theatre Award, which took the production to Adelaide for 5 weeks in 2013, where it won the Critics Choice Award, after which it transferred to Soho Theatre Upstairs. Cat took part in the Old Vicís 24 Hour Plays at the end of 2012 and was the winner of the 2013 Pearson Playwright Award. Her play THE NATIVES is being developed by the Old Vic under the TS Eliot Commissions Project. Cat is also adapting STREETDANCE for the stage, for West End producer Adam Spiegel Productions. Her radio play HANG DOG was broadcast on R4 (2013). Cat wrote and co-directed a short film called CUSHY in 2014, which won the Yorkshire Short Film Award at the Leeds International Film Festival.