Catherine Tregenna

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Catherine Tregenna is a Welsh playwright, television screenwriter and actress. She has written episodes for EastEnders, Casualty, and for the first four series of ITV1 crime drama Law & Order: UK.


Tregenna began as an actress. She played the character Kirsty McGurk, for several years, in Pobol Y Cwm and a doctor in Satellite City.[1]

In 2001, she wrote the comedy play Art and Guff.[2] After, she transitioned back into television as a writer, co-writing the series Cowbois ac Injans and four episodes of the BBC's science fiction drama and Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood: "Out of Time", "Captain Jack Harkness", "Meat" and "Adam". As well as co-writing Meat, she also created the meat props shown in the episode. "Captain Jack Harkness" was nominated for the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.[3]

In November 2014, it was confirmed that she would be writing an episode for ninth series of Doctor Who, "The Woman Who Lived". She will contribute episodes to the upcoming series of Stan Lee's Lucky Man.[4]


  1. ^ "Satellite City Credits & Complete Character Guide". Archived from the original on 25 February 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
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  3. ^ "2008 Hugo Nomination List". Denvention 3: The 66th World Science Fiction Convention. World Science Fiction Society. 2008. Archived from the original on 21 December 2008. Retrieved 21 March 2008.
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