Catherine Ladd

Costume Designers

Catherine Ladd is an experienced Costume Designer, Stylist and Maker working in Commercials, Music Promos, Stills, Theatre, TV and Film. Catherine began her career working for fashion icons Vivienne Westwood and milliner Stephen Jones before working on films such as Batman Begins and Harry Potter as a costume maker and fabricator. She then joined Oscar-Winning Costume Designer, Eiko Ishioka, as her Design Assistant and went on to work at The National Theatre and The Royal Opera House. Now, Catherine is a designer in her own right working with directors such as Chris Mudge, Lucy Forbes and Tom Green.


Prod. Comedy Central
Dir. Lucy Forbes

TOM & JERRY (Principal Standby – Head Designer: Alison McCosh)
Prod. Warner Animation Group
Dir. Tim Story

THERESA: THE BODY OF CHRIST (Design Assistant – Head Designer: Eiko Ishioka)
Prod. Future Films Ltd
Dir. Ray Loriga

PHILOMENA (Millinery – Head Designer: Consolata Boyle)
Prod. Pathe
Dir. Stephen Frears

ENEMY OF MAN (Armoury – Head Designer: Jemima Cotter)
Prod. Hell Kite Films
Dir. Vincent Regan

THE MINOTAUR (Costume Making – Head Designer: Suzie Harman)
Prod. Centurion
Dir. Jonathan English

BATMAN BEGINS (SFX Costume Maker – Head Designer: Lindy Hemming)
Prod. Warner Bros.
Dir. Christopher Nolan

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (SFX Creature Fabrication – Head Designer: Jany Temime)
Prod. Warner Bros.
Dir. Alfonso Cuarón

HITCHHIKER’s GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (SFX Costume Maker – Head Designer: Sammy Sheldon)
Prod. Touchstone Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment
Dir. Garth Jennings

THE NEVERS – S1 (Millinery – Head Designer: Michele Clapton)
Prod. HBO
Dir. Josh Whedon

IN THE LONG RUN – S2 (Standby – Head Designer: Amanda Monk)
Prod. Green Door
Dir. Sandy Johnson

THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW  (Stylist Assistant  – Head Designer: Lindsey McLean)
Prod. So Television / BBC
Dir. Steve Smith


Chiusi Fuori
Prod. Pulse Films Italia
Dir. Georgio Testi
Stars: Colin Firth


Adam & Chase: Chase UK
Chris Mudge: Plusnet / Yes Auto
Finn McGough
: Marks & Spencer
Guy Soulsby: Mitsubishi Shogun
Ollie Parsons: Specsavers
Tom Green: Harry Potter Wizard’s Unite
Tom Vinnicombe: Fedex
Will Hooper: EE

As Supervisor:

Adam Berg: FIFA
Andreas Nilsson
: Amazon Alexa
Ben Scott: Qatar Airways
Daniel Kleinman: James Bond Spectre Title Sequence
Dougal Wilson: John Lewis Xmas / John Lewis Rebarand / Channel 4
James Brown: Carlsberg
Jim Gilchrist: TalkTalk
Max Malkin: Apple Beats
Neil Gorringe: Morrisons
Ninian Doff: Avanti
Patrik Von Krusenstjerna: Argos
Randy Krallman: BT Sport
Sam Abrahams: Google
Sam Brown: Barnardos
Simon Ratigan: Waitrose
Steve Rogers: Amazon Alexa
Tim Bullock: JetBlue
Ulf Johansson: Captain Morgan / Dr Pepper

Music Promo

Jamie Hewlett: GORILLAZ


Anna Michell: Editorial for Chance Magazine
Dave Stewart
: Katherine Parkinson / Roger Allam
Hamish Brown: Robbie & Ayda Williams
Jack Davison: Anne Marie Duff & Rory Kinnear
Jason Bell: Bryan Cranston / Denise Gough & James McArdle
Pal Hansen: David O’Hare
PEROU: Imelda Staunton
Lawrence Winram: Anne Marie Duff
Nick West & Chloé Claverie: Albie Snelson & Jian Andany
Seamus Ryan: Jodie Prenger
Zeinab Batchelor: Jennifer Lee Kaas & Georgia Blackmore


Bristol Old Vic: Romantic Anonymous (Millinery)

The Bridge Theatre: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Costume Prop Maker)

The Dominion: The Prince of Egypt (Costume Prop Maker)

JACC Kuwait City: Black & White (Supervisor)

National Theatre: Costume Exhibition (Supervisor) / Mr Gum (Costume Prop Maker)

National Theatre: Wonderland / Threepenny Opera / Cleansed / Anthony & Cleopatra / Small Island / Pinocchio / Absolute Hell / Translations (Costume Prop Supervisor & Maker / Armoury / Millinery)

Regents Park Open Air Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Costume Prop Maker)

The Royal Ballet: Various Productions (2005-2010 – Costume  & HOD Footwear)

The Royal Opera House: Le Nozze di Figaro / Cavalleria Rusticana / I Pagliacci / Boris Godunov (Assistant Costume Supervisor)