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Catherine Johnson

Playwright, Writer

    About Catherine Johnson

    Catherine Johnson is a British playwright and screenwriter, producing works for screen and stage. She is best known for writing the ABBA-inspired musical MAMMA MIA! and the iconic screenplay for the musical’s film adaptation. The film became the highest-grossing British film of all time in 2009. She also co-wrote the 2018 sequel, MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN.

     

    TV

      • Production
      • Company
      • Notes
      • DAPPERS
      • Mammoth/BBC
      • 2010
      • FORGET YOU EVER HAD CHILDREN
      • Picture Palace/ITV
      • 2008
      • LOVE IN THE 21ST CENTURY
      • Red
      • 1999

    Film

      • Production
      • Company
      • Notes
      • MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN
      • Littlestar/Playtone
      • Sequel to the original MAMMA MIA! film
      • MAMMA MIA!
      • Littlest/Universal
      • Nominated for numerous awards including BAFTAs for Best Film and Best Music, and Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture

    Theatre

      • Production
      • Company
      • Notes
      • A LETTER TO LACEY
      • NT Connections
      • 2014
      • MAMMA MIA!
      • Littlestar
      • Productions currently running in: London's West End, Canada, Australia, USA tour, New York, Germany, Holland, Japan, South Korea, China. Catherine was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2002
      • SUSPENSION
      • Bristol Old Vic
      • 2009
      • THROUGH THE WIRE
      • Shell Connections/RNT
      • 2005
      • LITTLE BABY NOTHING
      • Bush Theatre
      • 2003
      • SHANG-A-LANG
      • Bush Theatre
      • 1998
      • DEAD SHEEP
      • Bush Theatre
      • 1991
      • RAG DOLL
      • Bristol Old Vic
      • Winner of the Bristol Old Vic Playwriting award