Lucy Catherine

writer


FILM & TELEVISION, RADIO

Lucy has written extensively for stage, screen and radio since graduating with a degree in Experimental Theatre from Dartington College of Arts. She began her career as a playwright and is a former writer in residence at the Bristol Old Vic, where she also received a Pearson Television Writer’s award.

Currently writing an episode of Rowan Joffe’s TIN STAR (Kudos/Sky). Recently for television, Lucy wrote episodes of LUCKY MAN S2 (Carnival/Sky), AD (NBC Universal) for the second season (not greenlit), THE MUSKETEERS (BBC), SPOTLESS (Tandem TV/Canal +) FRANKIE, series 1 (BBC) and was commissioned for the second series (not greenlit). Also, episodes of CASUALTY (BBC) and BEING HUMAN (BBC).  She has a slate of original projects she is developing with independent production companies.

Lucy has written extensively for BBC Radio 4 Drama, including Friday Plays, Classic Serial adaptations and Woman’s Hour series. Her 95′ adaptation of THE MASTER AND MARGARITA by Mikhail Bulgakov was broadcast in early 2015 and won the BBC ‘Best Audio Drama (Adapted); her 2 x 60’ adaptation of Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN was broadcast in December 2012 as well as her half hour ‘Gothic Horror’ original LOOTED.  Original 10 x 14′ Woman’s Hour drama series HALFWAY HERE and 2 x 45′ Afternoon Drama in the series ‘Riot Girls’, SUSAN AND EMMA were broadcast in 2016.  Other recent commissions for Radio 4 include BOY and GOING SOLO, adapted from Roald Dahl’s autobiography; GUDRUN’S SAGA; LIGHTS, CAMERA, KIDNAP! based on a true story about Kim Jong Il.

Her first feature film, IN THE DARK HALF, was produced by ifeatures, Matador and BBC Films and premiered at Raindance in 2011.  In 2016 Lucy directed her first short film which she also wrote, SOUL SONG, which was funded by Creative England.  She plans to direct her full length horror feature FEEL THE LOVE in 2017.

Lucy has a particular love of the horror genre. DON’T LOOK NOW is her favourite film of all time and she would love to meet Guillermo Del Toro. She shares her home with her husband, three children, a bulldog, a toy poodle and a talking parrot.