Katie Mulgrew

"Very funny." **** The Stage

Award winning writer, actor and stand up comedian, Katie Mulgrew has been heard on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 2 and seen on CBBC and ITV2.

She is the daughter of legendary Irish funnyman Jimmy Cricket and has supported The Boy with Tape on his Face, Vikki Stone and Matt Richardson on their UK tours.

Her play Omnibus was shortlisted for the Tobacco Theatre Prize and won the inaugural Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize. It was co-produced by the Liverpool Royal Court and Liverpool Unity Theatre. She has written for the Newsquiz (BBC Radio 4) and Class Dismissed (CBBC). Katie co-presented and was a contributing writer on the broadcast pilot Lovefix (ITV2) and script edited for international award winning short film Ctrl Z.

Katie won the Kudos North Writers Award, a joint award between BBC Writersroom and Kudos North and she is also a member of BEAM, a developing writers programme from Mercury Musical. She is also a book writer for new musical Comedy Southbound, in workshop at The Other Palace Theatre on the West End.

She has performed three shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Your Dad’s Not Funny, Happily Ever After and Saboteur.