Writer for Television and Theatre

Mark is a BAFTA winning writer/producer, he is currently working as Story Consultant and writer for Eastenders. Up until 2018 he worked as Series Executive Consultant and writer for Casualty for which he won BAFTA, NTA and x2 RTS awards.

Other TV writing credits include: Call the Midwife series 2 (BBC), My Mad Fat Diary (E4), the Interceptor (BBC), Youngers (E4), Holby City and Doctors (BBC). Original TV pilot for BBC3 'Eggbox', written with Tom Bidwell for Hat-Trick productions.

Stage credits: Sherlock Holmes- the Best Kept Secret (dir. Nikolai Foster), Angus Thongs and even more Snogging (with Louise Rennison), Scuffer, Crap Dad, Sunbeam Terrace (all for West Yorkshire Playhouse).




6 x 30'
Sit com co-written with Tom Bidwell set in a children's cancer ward
Hat Trick
Creator Heidi Thomas
Producer Hugh Warren
Director China Moo-Young
  • Jessica Raine
  • Miranda Hart
  • Jenny Agutter
  • Pam Ferris
  • The second series about a group of midwives based in East London in the 1950s.
    Neal Street Productions for BBC One
    Casualty (Multiple Episodes)
    Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Continuing Drama in 2007, 2009 and 2010
  • Susan Cookson
  • Jane Hazelgrove
  • Simon McCorkindale
  • Suzanne Packer
  • Mark has been lead writer and a consultant producer on the BBC's popular flagship medical drama since 2007, during which time the show has been BAFTA nominated three times.

    BBC for BBC1
    2 x 30'
    Creator Benjamin Kuffuor
    Producer Luke Alkin
    Drama about two school children who start a grime crew.
    Big Talk Productions for Channel Four
    Producer Pamela Hansson
    Director Jamie Annett
    Holby City
    2 x 60'
    Producer Myar Craig
    Director Fraser Macdonald
    BBC1's weekly hospital drama
    1 x 30'
    Producer Erika Hossington
    Director Jeremy Smith
    BBC1's long running day-time drama set in a GP practice.
    BBC for BBC1
    Original comedy drama about two gay couples who decide to have children
    Great Meadow for Channel 4



    Creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Producer Bronia Buchanan
    Director Nikolai Foster
    Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary sleuth is live on stage, in a gripping, brand-new case written by Mark Catley.
    West Yorkshire Playhouse
    Creator Louise Rennison
    Producer Elinor Lloyd
    Director Ryan McBryde
  • Margaret Cabourn-Smith
  • Rachel Caffrey
  • Mabel Clements
  • Edward Green
  • A new stage adaptation of the "Queen of Teen" Louise Rennison's Fab Confessions of Georgia Nicolson 
    West Yorkshire Playhouse
    Director Alex Chisholm
    Original full length play, Danny has to pay off his debts by the evening or have his legs broken
    West Yorkshire Playhouse
    Original full length play, Paul and Marie had a baby as teenagers, doubting his fitness to be a parent a grown up Paul prepares to meet his child
    West Yorkshire Playhouse
    Director Alex Chisholm
  • Ron Blass
  • Mick Martin
  • Dorian Smith
  • Sally Walsh
  • Original full length play, premiered at West Yorkshire Playhouse
    West Yorkshire Playhouse



    Car 5
    1 x 45'
    Director Nadia Molinari
  • Catherine Breeze
  • Nicky Evans
  • Kelli Hollis
  • Eileen O'Brien
  • John is a Leeds cab-driver, it seems that every fare he picks up today confirms that relationships don't work out, but will his third fare change his mind?
    Production Company BBC
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    1 x 60'
    Director Polly Thomas
  • Rob Pickavance
  • Lia Williams
  • Original play about a reformed heroin addict trying to improve the estate where she lives
    Production Company BBC Radio 4