Kate Brooke, Lady Lovegrove is a British screenwriter.

Origins, education and early careerEdit

Brooke is the daughter of the late Timothy Sergison-Brooke and the Hon. Mary Anne Hare (b. 9 April 1936), eldest daughter of John Hare, 1st Viscount Blakenham. She was educated at Wycombe Abbey School and Christ Church, Oxford, where she read English. After Oxford, she studied at L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris before setting up her own theatre group in England.[1]

While working in the theatre, she adapted a number of works for the stage,[2] including:

Writing creditsEdit

Production Notes Broadcaster
Six Pairs of Pants
  • "Episode #1.1" (1995)
Channel 4
Family Affairs
  • 12 episodes (1998–2000)
Channel 5
Protesting Too Much BBC Radio 4
Always and Everyone
  • "Episode #2.6" (2000)
Danielle Cable: Eyewitness ITV
The Forsyte Saga, Series II
  • Television miniseries (co-written with John Galsworthy and Phil Woods, 2003)
Secret Smile
  • Television film (2005)
Joanne Lees: Murder in the Outback
  • Television film (2007)
  • Television miniseries (2008)
Breaking the Mould
  • Television film (2009)
BBC Four
Case Sensitive
  • "The Point of Rescue" (2011)
The Making of a Lady
  • Television film (2012)
The Ice Cream Girls
  • Television miniseries (2013)
Mr Selfridge ITV
  • 4 part Thriller (2017)
A Discovery of Witches
  • 5 episodes (2018)
Sky One

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Work Category Result Reference
2007 Edgar Allan Poe Awards Secret Smile Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay (shared with Nicci Gerrard) Nominated

Personal lifeEdit

Brooke is married to Sir Stephen Lovegrove, a senior civil servant and currently the UK's National Security Adviser. They have two daughters and live in London.


  1. ^ The Daily Telegraph, 14 December 2012, Christmas TV drama has a new star written all over it
  2. ^ The Agency web-site, accessed on 6 January 2013

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