Cathy has written extensively for the stage including the plays BEAUTIFUL HOUSE, MOVING PICTURES and SOMETHING RIGHT. Her plays have been performed and toured throughout the North West. She has won and been nominated for many awards. Her critically acclaimed play THE BUBBLER toured the North West in 2014. In 2015 her original musical, DREAMERS, co-written with Lindsay Williams, music by Carol Donaldson, premiered at Oldham Coliseum inspiring a revival of the legendary nightclub which is the subject of the show. In 2016 Cathy and Lindsay were commissioned to write another musical, MEAT PIE, SAUSAGE ROLL for Oldham Coliseum.
Her poetry appears in Best of Manchester Poets 2013 and her first collection was published by Flapjack Press Manchester in 2014. In 2015 her play PROPHETS OF A & E will go into production with Shred Productions and she is working on a dark comedy about the care of those with disabilities for Proud and Loud Arts.