Catherine Tate Biography
Catherine Tate is in many ways a reluctant star. She doesn't revel in the limelight like some stars and sometimes prefers to slip into events through the back door unnoticed. She also sometimes suffers from panic attacks and after the birth of her baby Erin, suffered from post natal trauma. Catherine is a firm believer in astrology and frequently consults her star signs.
After taking her A levels in the sixth form of Salesian college Battersea she went to study art and drama at a local drama school, The Central School of speech and drama. Catherine Tate began her acting career by appearing in a variety of tv dramas such as Casualty and the Bill. She also appeared in minor roles for comedy programmes such as The Harry Hill show and the Wild West. It was during her acting in "Wild West " that she was spotted by the casting director, this led to her own show the very popular "Catherine Tate" show. She had recently being developing a stand up comedy role. This series enabled her to develop a range of characters, some of which have passed into popular folklore for their comic repertoire.
The first series of 6 episodes was shown in February 2004, they quickly attracted a dedicated following and has grown into one of BBC2 top shows for viewing figures. The second series did even better, although it was helped by being shown straight after the series Extras. Some of the most popular characters in the show include
Characters from Catherine Tate Show
Laureen. - Laureen is a disaffected teenager, a rebel without her cause. Frequently arguing with authority figures she tries to look as cool as she can to her friends. Much of her comic effect comes through the repetition of her stock phrases such as "Am I bovered" "Do I look bovered", "Are you disrespecting me and my family?" Each phrase is repeated with a sarcastic glare. Whatever the situation, the dialogue usually ends up along these lines.
One of Catherine's greatest comic moments was at a Royal Variety Performance when she went to the Royal Box and said. "Is one bovered". Allegedly one of the people in the box was asleep. Remarking to the Queen she said.
" she is bing, but the old fella next to her is asleep!" -
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