Michelle Lipton

Michelle Lipton is currently a core writer on Holby City having previously been on the writing teams of Doctors, Hollyoaks, and CBBC’s BAFTA-nominated Rocket’s Island. She has also written and developed original drama series for Hat Trick, Red Productions, CBBC, Machine, Savvy, and Brave Soldier Films.

She is an award-winning radio writer, taking Best Original Drama Script by a Writer New to Radio for her debut Radio 4 series Amazing Grace at the BBC Audio Drama Awards in 2011. Her other radio work includes five-part series Cottonopolis, and Series 5 of returning detective series Craven starring Maxine Peake.

Michelle graduated from the prestigious MA in TV Scriptwriting at De Montfort University in 2007 with the highest distinction awarded to date, and having spent a year under the wing of BAFTA and Emmy Award winning mentor Barbara Machin (Casualty, Waking the Dead).