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Michelle Lipton graduated from the MA in Television Scriptwriting at De Montfort University in 2007 with the highest distinction awarded to date and having spent a year under the wing of mentor Barbara Machin.
Since then she has written for BBC1's daytime soap, Doctors, Channel 4's Hollyoaks, BBC Radio 4, Hat Trick Productions, Red Productions, Machine Productions, Savvy Productions, Brave Soldier Films, Film & Music Entertainment and Rutland Youth Arts. She is currently developing an original drama series for the in-house team at CBBC and has recently been commissioned to write series 5 of Amelia Bullmore's critically acclaimed detective series Craven for Red Productions/BBC Radio 4.
At the inaugural BBC Audio Drama Awards in January 2012, Michelle won the 2011 Imison Award for Best Original Drama Script by a Writer New to Radio for her Radio 4 series Amazing Grace.
Writer. 14 episodes including 2 x 60m double episode commissions. Lime Pictures/Channel 4.
Writer. BBC1 Daytime.
The Lost Years
Creator and Writer. 8x60m historical action adventure series, scripts developed by Hat Trick Productions.
The Decision Makers
Creator and Writer. 3x45m legal drama, scripts developed by Red Productions.
Creator and Writer. 13x30m children's medical drama series, treatment developed by Machine Productions.
Team Writer. 6x30m comedy drama series, treatment developed by Machine Productions.
Team Writer. 6x60m anthology series, scripts developed by Brave Solider Films.
Team Writer. Multi-platform series for TV, mobile and online developed by Savvy Productions. Showcased at the Nations and Regions Conference in 2010.
Creator and Writer. Red Productions/BBC Radio 4. Critically acclaimed 5x15m Woman's Hour series for which Michelle was interviewed live on Radio 4. Winner of the 2011 Imison Award for Best Original Drama Script by a Writer New to Radio.
Team Writer. Red Productions/BBC Radio 4. Mystery series consisting of 5x15m Woman's Hour and 1x45m Afternoon Play. Michelle wrote all five episodes of the Woman's Hour series.
Writer and Storyliner, Series 5. Red Productions/BBC Radio 4. Critically acclaimed 5x15m detective drama series for Woman's Hour created by Amelia Bullmore.
Cassandra at the Wedding
Writer. Feature adaptation. F&ME.
Creator and Writer. Full-length stage production for Rutland Youth Arts.