Cat Jones



Cat’s TV writing credits include: Four epiosdes of HARLOTS (Monumental/ITVEncore/Hulu) – two in each of season 1 and 2, WILL (Monumental/Turner Networks), JUDGE DEE (Bandit for Chinese TV), EASTENDERS, DOCTORS, (BBC) WATERLOO ROAD (Shed/BBC), YOUNGERS 2 (Big Talk) for which she also wrote a music track – and TATAU (Touchpaper/BBC). Her short film in verse, FLEA, was one of three original short films commissioned for BBC iPlayer. In 2014, Cat wrote and co-directed short film, CUSHY,  which won Screen Yorkshire’s Best Short Film Award at the Leeds International Film Festival. In 2015 her second short, LITTLE BIG HOUSE was filmed as part of the ‘iShorts + Funny Girls’ scheme funded by Creative England in partnership with Baby Cow and Big Talk. Cat has a number of original projects in development including the Cate Blanchett attached young Elizabeth 1st drama BESS, for Monumental, BAIT for Studio Lambert/C4, RUTH for BBC Studios and JAILTOWN with BBC Studios/SKY.  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 Vic’s 24 Hour Plays at the end of 2012 and was the winner of the 2013 Pearson Playwright Award. Her musical THE NATIVES was developed by the Old Vic under the TS Eliot Commissions Project and had a reading in July 2015.  Her radio plays HANG DOG (2013) and THE FIX (2016) were broadcast on Radio 4.