Katherine is best known for playing Becky MacDonald, formally Granger, in ITV soap opera Coronation Street. She attended Wakefield Girls High School. She has strong links with The Lamproom Theatre in Barnsley, established in 1998 by her father John, and has regularly supported fund-raising events held there. She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, with fellow students Meredith MacNeill and Laurence Fox, graduating in 2001. She worked at Chichester Festival Theatre in The Accrington Pals with actress Amy Robbins and at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester in Othello with Andy Serkis and Lorraine Ashbourne. Since then she has worked extensively in TV, Film, Radio and Voice-over. She was a leading lady at the Royal Shakespeare Company 2004-2005, performing in both Stratford-Upon-Avon and the West End. Katherine is the ideal choice for store openings, Christmas light switch-ons and personal appearances. Awards: *Winner of 2009 British Soap Award for Best Actress for Coronation Street. *Nominee for 2009 British Soap Award for Best On-Screen Partnership for Coronation Street. *Winner of 2009 TRIC Award for TV Soap Personality for Coronation Street. *Nominee for 2008 National Television Award for Outstanding Serial Drama Performance for Coronation Street. *Nominee for 2008 British Soap Award for Best Actress, Best Comedy Performance and Best On-Screen Partnership for Coronation Street.
Client Testimonial "Katherine was great thank you. She was extremely obliging and very accommodating to photo requests and autographs etc.... what a lovely lady all round in fact!" Broad Street Mall, Reading, Christmas Light Switch-On