Emily Ronan bio

Mark Catley

Course Tutor

Mark is an award-winning writer for screen, playwright, script consultant and TV producer. In recent years Mark has worked as a Story Consultant and lead writer for EastEnders (BBC); for which he won/awarded a BAFTA. Prior to this Mark was Series Executive Consultant, lead writer and executive producer for Casualty (BBC) for which he won/was awarded a BAFTA, a National Television Award (Best Drama) and an RTS Award (Best Drama). Mark has also won an RTS Award as/for Executive Producer of The Flood (BBC). Mark is developing and writing original content for international streaming services and is currently developing a number of original dramas for television.

Mark has written extensively for TV with credits for Call the Midwife (BBC, Series 2), My Mad Fat Diary (E4), the Interceptor (BBC), Youngers (E4), Holby City and Doctors (BBC). Other work includes Eggbox, an original TV pilot for BBC3, co-written with Tom Bidwell for Hat-Trick productions.

Mark’s theatre work includes Sherlock Holmes – the Best Kept Secret (dir. Nikolai Foster, Leeds Playhouse and national tour), Angus Thongs and Even More Snogging, (adaptation of a series of young adult novels by Louise Rennison), Scuffer, Crap Dad and Sunbeam Terrace (all Leeds Playhouse).

Mark’s plays are published by Oberon Books.

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