Katie Moore has had a busy acting life since she won the first Julian Slade Award in 2008. Twice (2011 and 2013) she was highly praised in the lead part of Jane in the London Riverside Studios production of ‘Salad Days’. Twice she has played key parts and attracted excellent notices in plays at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond ( ‘German Skerries’ and Somerset Maugham’s play ‘Sheppey’. Its first revival in over fifty years). Last year she won more good reviews from national critics for her leading role at the Salisbury Playhouse in ‘Echo’s End’. In 2013 Katie played the part of Susy in the latest series of the BBC1 period drama ‘The Paradise‘ . In 2012 and 2015 she also starred in the Bristol Old Vic Christmas shows ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘Swallows and Amazons’.
The Guardian critic Michael Billington has always given Katie good reviews and in May 2018 he ‘specially warmed to’ her current performance as the young daughter Ellen in Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’ in which the Stage critic says she ‘shines as Meg’s daughter who has inherited her father’s wanderlust and her mother’s spiky bravado’.The Stage calls the musical ‘electrifying powerful and a wonderful tour de force’. The tour of the production has now begun in Liverpool, to be followed by Birmingham,Northampton, Leeds, Nottingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York and Salford
Luckily for Katie her husband Tom Weston-Jones whom she first met at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School over ten years ago but married only last October, is also on a four month tour, filming away from home in South Africa in a 19th Century TV drams ‘The Warrior’. based on San Francisco, The new series will be shown later this year. Tom was recently seen in the TV drama ‘Troy’