KAT BUTTERFIELD - WRITER/PRODUCER
Comedy Writer/Producer/Performer Kat Butterfield graduated from the National Film & Television School with a diploma in Writing and Producing Comedy, receiving the highest grade in the course’s history.
She since went on to write and produce a number of sketches for the Comic Relief Originals Series, which earned her two LOVIE Awards, and created the Comedy Central sketch series MODERN HORROR STORIES with Daniel Audritt.
Her sitcom pilot GYM BUNNIES was optioned by BAFTA & Emmy winning production company Citrus Television, and she was shortlisted for the TriForce WriterSlam Award for her sitcom pilot AMATEURS, judged by BBC & ITV. She has recently developed two new sitcom projects with Disney, and is working on a number of other sitcom projects with Daniel Audritt.
Alongside this, she performs with sketch group ‘Northern Power Blouse’ ("Larger than life... a feisty bunch" - Funny Women "Charmingly Foolish" - Chortle) and has appeared in a number of online sketches. She was also recently shortlisted for the BBC Caroline Aherne Bursary for Funny Northern Women and is a contributing writer for the New York based satirical site Reductress.
She recently produced numerous sketches for the Sky Kids series SO BEANO, and has most recently been writing on TAKESHI’S CASTLE for Comedy Central, amongst a host of other TV pilots.
With 7 years’ experience creating national PR campaigns and working in advertising and marketing, Kat has a wealth of experience. This she used to good effect with many videos going viral, when working in the busy national press office and marketing team at Comic Relief.