Kate Mitchell
Kate Mitchell
Portrayed by Jill Halfpenny
First Appearance 24th December 2002
Last Appearance 7th January 2005
Duration 2002-2005
Date of Birth 1972
Occupation Ex-Police officer
HusbandPhil Mitchell (2003-2005)
StepsonsBen Mitchell (2003-2005)
StepdaughtersLouise Mitchell (2003-2005)
FatherGeoff Morton

PC Kate Mitchell (née Morton) (played by Jill Halfpenny) is the ex-wife of Phil Mitchell.


Kate Mitchell met Phil Mitchell when he was in hospital visiting his godson Jamie after being hit by a car. When Jamie dies Kate gives Phil a shoulder to cry on and they quickly beginn a relationship. She tells him that she is a nail technician and that her name is Tyler, and one time when she confronts him about rumours that he killed his ex-lover Lisa Fowler her notices a small microphone under her jumper. She reveals to him that she is an undercover police officer who is trying to get him done for Lisa's murder. Phil goes into a rage but she tells him that she's fallen in love with him and she will quit the police so that she can be with him. Although he's angry at first he forgives her and she opens up a nail salon and her proposes to her.

On their wedding day, her alcoholic father, Geoff, makes an unwelcome return and refuses to hide his hatred for Phil, although they make up for Kate's sake. At their reception in The Queen Vic, Kate throws her bouquet of flowers, only for them to be caught by Lisa, who demands to see her daughter louise, who Phil has custody of after travelling to Portugal to get her from Lisa. After Phil is framed by Den Watts and arrested for attempted robbery and assault, Kate is disgusted and ends their brief marriage. She gives Louise to Lisa, who leaves Walford again with her daughter.

Kate gains a new work partner, Den's wife Chrissie Watts, a hairdresser. Kate and Den begin an affair, and when Chrissie finds out, she hacks off Kate's hair before confronting her. However, they later become friends again and continue to work together. After her father's suicide, Kate is offered the opportunity to rejoin the police force in Brighton. She takes the offer, closes the salon, and leaves Walford.

Abi Branning | Amy Mitchell | | Ben Mitchell | Bex Fowler | Billy Mitchell | Carmel Kazemi | | Denise Fox | Dennis Rickman Jnr | Donna Yates | Dot Branning | Ian Beale | Jack Branning | Jane Beale | Janet Mitchell | Jay Mitchell | Jill Marsden | Kathy Beale | Khoroush Kazemi (Kush) | Kim Fox-Hubbard | Lady Di | Lily Branning | Linda Carter | Louise Mitchell | Martin Fowler | Matthew Mitchell-Cotton | Mick Carter | Patrick Trueman | Pearl Fox | Phil Mitchell | Ollie Carter | Ritchie Scott | Sharon Mitchell | Shirley Carter | Sonia Jackson | Stacey Branning |Tina Carter | Vincent Hubbard | Whitney Dean  | Johnny Carter | Honey Mitchell | Max Branning | Steven Beale | Lauren Branning
Helen | Jo | Marie Evans | Sarah | Shrimp | Tracey | Winston 
Characters (Selected)
Peggy Mitchell | Kat Moon | Alfie Moon | Sean Slater | Ryan Malloy | Jean Slater | Charlie Slater | Danny Pennant | Zainab Khan | Andrew Cotton | Yvonne Cotton | Glenda Mitchell | Carol Jackson | Charlie Cotton | Cindy Williams Jnr | Liam Butcher | Lola Pearce | Arthur Chubb (Fatboy) | Shabnam Kazemi | Cora Cross | Lee Carter | Babe Smith | Pam Coker | Les Coker | Claudette Hubbard | Preston Cooper
Characters (Selected)
Pat Evans | Stan Carter | Archie Mitchell | Nana Moon | Lou Beale | Tiffany Mitchell | Lucy Beale | Nick Cotton | Carl White | Bradley Branning | Pauline Fowler | Arthur Chubb (Fatboy) | Ronnie Mitchell  | Roxy Mitchell   | Sylvie Carter  | Paul Coker
Actors Danny Dyer | Shane Richie | Adam Woodyatt | Steve McFadden | Mike Reid | Thomas Law | Neil McDermott | Charlie Clements | John Bardon | John Altman | Peter Dean | Perry Fenwick
Actresses Barbara Windsor | Laurie Brett | Lacey Turner | Anita Dobson | Jacqueline Jossa | Rita Simons | Samantha Womack | Tameka Empson | Wendy Richard | Anna Karen