Height: 165cm

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Playing Age: 24-34


Catherine Rees is an actor and writer, based between Belfast and London.

She trained on the BA Acting course at East 15 Acting School and has since appeared in The Mousetrap in London’s West End, on two India tours, as well as in television productions such as The Deceived, Nova Jones, and Catholic Matchmaking Bureau – to name a few.


Catherine was selected to be a Hatch and Scratch Artist for 2022-2023 at The Mac Belfast, to develop her co-written comedy play ‘Poached’ with Alice Malseed.

Catherine also wrote the short film ‘Arena’ which was selected for the BFI NI Talent Showcase – developed with and funded by Northern Ireland Screen.

Film & TV

2022, ‘Blue Lights’ – Role of Armed Response Leader – BBC / Two Cities, Dir: Gilles Bannier 

2022, ‘Stanely’ – Short Film – Role of Sarah – BBC, Dir: Zak Razvai 

2022, ‘Nova Jones’ – Role of Installer – BBC, Dir: Fergal; Costello 

2022, ‘The Silence Between’ – Short Film – Role of Jamies Mum – CauseaScene/NI Screen, Dir: John Carlin 

2021, ‘Ted’s Top Ten’ – Role of Shirley – Zodiak Kids/CITC, Dir: Dez McCarthy 

2021, ‘Life Runner’ – Short Film – Role of Amy – NI Screen/Poli Productions, Dir: Gabrielle Deeny 

2021, ‘Miss and Missus’ – Short Film – Role of Nikki – Farset Films/NI Screen, Dir: Katie Murphy 

2021, ‘Catholic Matchmaking Bureau’ – Role of Sister Patricia – BBC Three, Dir: Jonathan Kesselman 

2020, ‘Television’ – Role of DR Alice Milton – New Pictures/Netflix, Dir: Chloe Thomas 

2018, ‘Breaks’ – Short Film – Lead role of Emma, Dir: Cameron Krogh Stone 

2017, ‘Heart’ – Short Film – Role of Lilah – LFS, Dir: Anthony Hughes

Audio & Commercial

2021, ‘Northern Spy-By Flyy Berry’ – Audiobook, Dir: ISIS Audio 

2021, ‘Heartbreak club – By Eva Woods’ – Audiobook, Dir: ISIS Audio 

2020, ‘Quick Comedy’ – BBC Radio Ulster, Dir: Gareth Hawthorne 

2019, ‘Stepstone’ – Commercial – Role of Hero girl’ – Big Fish, Dir: Djawid Hakimyar 

2016, ‘UKTV Play’ – Commercial – Role of Sarah, Dir: Paul Philpott

2014, ‘Writers Story’ – Video Game – Tea Powered Games 


Accents & Dialects: *Belfast, Irish-Northern, American-New York, American-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish RP, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
Music & Dance: Contemporary Dance, Foxtrot, Lindy Hop, Mezzo-Soprano, Period Dancing, Tap, Waltz
Other Skills: Balloon Modelling, Computer Literate, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Writer
Performance: BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Comedy, Comedy Improv, Living History, Outdoor Performances, Voice Acting
Sports: Swimming, Running, Synchronised Swimming
Vehicle Licences: Car Driving Licence


East 15 Acting School, BA Acting, 3 years, 2011-2014

Soho Theatre Writers Lab/Young Company, 2015-2016