Costume Designer

Kathy Strachan

Selected credits

  • Witness No 3 (TV Series/Channel 5)Director: Diarmuid Goggins
  • Aisha (Feature starring Letitia Wright, Josh O'Connor)Director: Frank Berry
  • Joyride (Feature starring Olivia Colman)Director: Emer Reynolds
  • About Joan (Feature - Costume Designer Ireland)Director: Laurent Larivière
  • Deadly Cuts (Feature) IFTA Best Costume DesignDirector: Rachel Carey
  • Modern Love (Series 2/'Second Embrace')Director: John Carney
  • Innocent 2 (TV Series/ITV)Director: Tracey Larcombe
  • Dead Still (TV Series/RTÉ/Acorn)Directors: Imogen Murphy, Craig David Wallace
  • The Dublin Murders (BBC/RTÉ/TV Series)Director: Saul Dibb
  • Extra Ordinary (Feature)Directors: Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman

About

Kathy is a Costume Designer with extensive experience across both film and TV.  She has twice won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Costume Design for feature films Deadly Cuts (2022) and Spin The Bottle.  Her recent TV credits include Modern Love (series 2  ep ‘Second Embrace’), Witness No 3  for Channel 5, and Innocent 2 for ITV.

She designed the costumes for Death of a Superhero, which was official selection at Toronto International Film Festival, featuring Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.

As a Theatre Designer, Kathy has  also won Best Costume Design, Irish Times Theatre Awards for Improbable Frequency (Rough Magic) and The Playboy of the Western World (Druid).

Featured work

Witness No. 3

Production Company
Story Films/ Channel 5

Producers
Sam Tipper-Hale, David Collins

Director
Diarmuid Goggins

Writer
Thomas Eccleshare

Aisha

Production Company
Subotica

Producers
Sam Bisbee, Donna Eperon, Tristan Lynch, Aoife O’Sullivan

Director
Frank Berry

Writer
Frank Berry

Joyride

Production Company
Embankment Films

Producers
Tristan Lynch, Aoife O’Sullivan

Director
Emer Reynolds

Writer
Ailbhe Keogan

Deadly Cuts

Kathy Strachan : 2022 IFTA Winner - Best Costume

Production Company
Myriad pictures/ Screen Ireland/ O’Sullivan Productions

Producers
Liz Gill,  Auveen Lush, Ciara O’Sullivan

Director
Rachel Carey

Modern Love

Episode: Second Embrace

Production Company
Amazon Studios

Showrunner
John Carney

Director
John Carney

Cast
Tobias Menzies, Sophie Okonedo, Aislín McGuckin

Dead Still

Production Company
Deadpan Pictures

Producer
Suzanne McAuley

Directors
Imogen Murphy, Craig David Wallace

Cast
Michael Smiley, Kerr Logan, Eileen O’Higgins

Dublin Murders

Eps 1&2

Production Company
Euston Films, Element Pictures

Producers
Kate Harwood, Noemi Spanos

Director
Saul Dibb

Cast
Sarah Greene, Killian Scott

Run & Jump

Production Company
Samson Films

Producers
Martina Niland, Tamara Anghie

Director
Steph Green

Cast
Maxine Peake, Sharon Horgan, Will Forte

Extra Ordinary

Best Irish Feature - Galway Film Fleadh

Production Company
Blinder Films

Producers
Katie Holly

Directors
Enda Loughman, Mike Ahern

Cast
Will Forte, Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward

Handsome Devil

Production Company
Treasure Entertainment

Producers
Rebecca O’Flanagan, Robert Walpole

Director
John Butler

Cast
Andrew Scott, Ardal O’Hanlon, Michael McElhatton

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