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Kate Saxon

Kate Saxon

Kate started out directing opera and theatre, before adding television, games, VR and film to her repertoire. In addition to BAFTA Elevate, Kate was selected for the Directors UK High-End TV Drama Scheme in 2017. 

Kate recently directed the final episode of Endeavour (Mammoth/ITV) to great critical acclaim. Her burgeoning list of television credits includes Call the Midwife (Neal Street Productions/BBC), Casualty (BBC), EastEnders (BBC), Grace (Second Act Productions/ITV) and Silent Witness (BBC).  

As a cinematic performance director for games, Kate worked on such BAFTA-winning and nominated titles as Alien: Isolation (Fox/Creative Assembly), Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (The Chinese Room/Sony), Mafia III (Hangar 13/2K Games) and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt Red). As well as directing such notable actors as Michael Fassbender, Naomie Harris, Patrick Stewart, Simon Pegg and Judi Dench, Kate has also directed VR for Sony.  

She has worked on many other games as a voice director, including such triple-A releases as Battlefield 2042 (DICE/EA). She was also voice director on the animated feature Capture the Flag (Paramount), which won a Goya Award for Best Animated Film in 2016. And she directed Hell Cats and its sequel, both original audio dramas made for Audible. 

For the stage, Kate has directed more than 35 theatre productions, including the likes of As You Like It; The French Lieutenant's Woman; The History Boys; Jekyll and Hyde; Nine Parts of Desire; The Real Thing; and The Secret Garden. 

Currently, Kate is in pre-production on season four of Grace and a new feature film, To the River.  

Agent: Helen Mumby, The Soho Agency