Dazzling live performances, for adults and children, on stages around the world


Magical best-selling novelist, translated into eleven languages

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Inspirational workshops for all ages, with narrative at their heart



I love working internationally! It is one of the things I treasure most about my art: the opportunities it gives me to travel, experience new cultures, and find new stories along the way. I have created two shows from my travels ('Meet Me at Machu Picchu', 'The Road to Varanasi'), written a children’s book on travel ('Dream Adventures'), and am currently writing my first adult book, set in India.


Storymoja Hay Festival Kenya, Edinburgh Book Festival, Hay Festival UK, Sydney Writers Festival Australia, Moscow Book Fair, Fabula Storytelling Festival Sweden, Jaipur Literature Festival India,

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British Council

Trips promoting the art of British storytelling in Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Russia and Kazakhstan.

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International Schools

Bangkok, Cairo, Lagos, Singapore, Geneva, Basel, Copenhagen, Germany (British Forces schools) Kazakhstan, India.

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Performances for Adults

I am lucky. I have performed in some glamorous places – at the Barbican and South Bank London, and at a host of extraordinary festivals around the world, from Jaipur to Sydney. But I also love village hall touring, with promoters like Live & Local. I have been committed to it for fifteen years now, with no sign of stopping! For me, there is something magical about transforming a space with fairy lights, and having a local audience gather. It is a pleasure and a privilege to bring the show to the people. And it’s a link to the beginnings of British theatre, to the medieval players, the ‘sturdy beggars’ who performed from the back of a wagon. I like that! So I have various shows in my repertoire...

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A journey into obsession. Inspired by Perrault’s classic gothic horror story, it’s magnificently dark, erotic and...
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Ariadne and the Minotaur

A re-imagining of the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, told from the point of view...
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How To Be Glorious

A transformational show about making things happen in your life, finding a second chance at happiness in...
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Beyond the cosy fireside and the flickering tv screen there’s another world. It’s dark, shadowy and...
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Falling like Feathers

A journey into the dreamlike landscape of fairy tales. Laced with luscious language and shimmering images, it’s...
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Kissing the Wind: The Lais of Marie de France

A glorious, whirlwind adventure that ties three tales by the 12th century poet Marie de France into...
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Into the Labyrinth

A powerhouse performance of Bluebeard and Ariadne and the Minotaur combined, for a truly visceral experience....
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Madonna of the Seven Moons and other True Tales

A collection of short stories drawn from Cat’s own life. She has championed and refined the...
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Meet me at Machu Picchu: A True Story

‘Frustrated fortysomething seeks handsome adventurer for excitement and travel…’ When Cat meets a new man...
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The Hungry Heart: Seductive Stories from Italy

Italian folk tales are as full bodied as their wine. So fill your glass, relax,...
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The Golden Oak: the Magic of British Trees

A celebratory feast of facts, folklore, strange superstitions, old stories, mythology, poems and songs, all on...
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Lost in the Lamplight (NEW FOR AUTUMN 2016)

Rich and wonderful stories for world-weary adults, told after dark. Sometimes simplicity is best. So...