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Catherine Johnson (born 14 October 1957) is a British playwright, producing works for stage and television. She is best known for her script for the musical Mamma Mia! and screenplay for the film of the same name, which became the highest grossing UK film of all time and the biggest selling UK DVD of all time in January 2009.

Johnson grew up in Wickwar near Wotton-under-Edge and attended Katharine Lady Berkeley's School in Wotton. She was expelled from school at 16, married at 18 and divorced by the age of 24. She moved to Bristol and finding herself unemployed and with one child to support and another on the way she spotted a notice in the local paper for the Bristol Old Vic/HTV West playwrighting competition. She wrote Rag Doll, using the pseudonym Maxwell Smart, a play about incest and child abuse, which won the competition and was staged by the Bristol Old Vic. Further plays for the Bush Theatre in London, Bristol Old Vic and Show of Strength followed along with work on television series including Casualty, Love Hurts and Byker Grove. Johnson lives in Bristol and also owns a house in Pimlico, London.

In 2007 Johnson instituted The Catherine Johnson Award for Best Play written by the five Pearson Playwrights' Scheme bursary winners from the previous year. Catherine won a bursary from the scheme in 1991. Catherine is a patron of the Wotton Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge, Bristol's Myrtle Theatre Company Myrtle Theatre Company - Who We Are and Arts and Community in Thornbury.

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Total Books: 67
Blank Drawing Book 85 x 11 Large 150 Pages White Paper Art Sketchbook
2016 - Blank Drawing Book 85 X 11 Large 150 Pages White Paper Art Sketchbook [Blank Drawing Books - Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781541216778
ISBN-10: 1541216776
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Cities Coloring Coloring Book of The Cities For Adults
Kissed by an Angel
2015 - Kissed By an Angel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781519360557
ISBN-10: 151936055X
Genre: Children's Books
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Promotional Screen Industries
Sawbones
2013 - Sawbones (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781406340570
ISBN-10: 140634057X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Thank You Andy Warhol
2012 - Thank You Andy Warhol (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780985169602
ISBN-10: 0985169605
Genres: Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment
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Brave New Girl
2012 - Brave New Girl (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781847802545
ISBN-10: 1847802540
Genre: Children's Books
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Branding Television
2011 - Branding Television [Comedia] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415548427
ISBN-10: 041554842X
Genres: Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Engineering & Transportation, Politics & Social Sciences
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Nightmare Card
2011 - Nightmare Card (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781842998281
ISBN-10: 1842998285
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Cuts Deep
2010 - Cuts Deep [Graphic Shades] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780237539603
ISBN-10: 0237539608
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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The Munro Inheritance
2010 - The Munro Inheritance (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780552557634
ISBN-10: 0552557633
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Animals Make Us Human Creating the Best Life for Animals
The Two-cent Jelly Bean Girl A Story About Cerebral Palsy
2009 - The Two-cent Jelly Bean Girl a Story About Cerebral Palsy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781439251089
ISBN-10: 1439251088
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Con Men
2009 - Con Men [Reality Check] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781842996966
ISBN-10: 1842996967
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A Nest of Vipers
2008 - A Nest of VIpers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780552557627
ISBN-10: 0552557625
Genre: Children's Books
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2008 - Where the Locals Eat Birmingham [Where the Locals Eat: A Guide to the Best Restaurants in America] (Other)
Shades of Darkness Shades of Grace
2007 - Shades of Darkness Shades of Grace (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780595460328
ISBN-10: 0595460321
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Queen Vashti Beloved Black Queen Her Ten Lessons to All Women for Living a Fulfilling Purposeful and Happy Life
Dogs
2007 - Dogs (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780714848037
ISBN-10: 0714848034
Genres: Arts & Photography, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Orpah Walked Ahead of Ruth Two Faithful Daughters-in-Law of Naomi
2007 - Orpah Walked Ahead of Ruth Two Faithful Daughters-in-law of Naomi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781434331151
ISBN-10: 1434331156
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2002 - Hero (Paperback)Paperback
2002 - Stella (Paperback)
2000 - Other Colours [Livewire] (Paperback)
Landlocked [Legends from Wales] (Paperback)