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Ken Catran


Ken Catran got busy in the late 1970s as the writer of a raft of kidult TV successes involving aliens, horses and skateboards. His work includes Children of the Dog Star, horse tale Star Rider, and a classic adaptation of Maurice Gee sci-fi novel Under the Mountain. In 1986 Catran won a GOFTA Award for his work on legal drama Hanlon. Today Catran is better known as a prolific and award-winning novelist.

There was really nothing else I wanted to do. I've always been writing. Ken Catran in Sunday magazine, 12 August 1990, page 13