Revamped 31st January 2004
Updated: 10th September 2004
Katherine ("Katie") Sugden
Appeared: 18 July 2001 - 3 June 2004, 19th July 2004 -
Played by: Sammy
Father: Brian Addyman
Mother: Caroline Kershaw
Half-Brother or Stepbrother? (older) Sam
Katie's parents are divorced and she has been brought up by her father Brian Addyman.
Since she arrived in the series, it was implied always that she was born in 1986. Later this was backed up as she was still fifteen in June 2002, however she took her GCSE's in 2003. so was due to be sixteen in 2002.
Her sixteenth birthday was later celebrated in an episode aired on 2nd September 2002. However Katie celebrated her 18th Birthday on the 9th September 2004.
(Official books say she was born September 1987.)
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In April 2004 some of the Sugdens found out about Robert and Katie. Andy eventually found out too so in May 2004 Andy and Kate separated and the marriage was over after 3 short months!
For a few weeks Katie lived with Robert in a caravan but due to village and Sugden family hostility, Kate fled the village leaving 'Dear John' letters for both Andy and Robert.
In July she returned to sort out
a financial settlement with Andy intending to leave all their
lives and the village forever. However once back, Katie and
Robert decided to give their relationship another go. However
they chose not to live with each other.