Michelle Lipton is currently a core writer on both Holby City and Casualty having previously been on the writing teams of Doctors, Hollyoaks, and CBBC’s BAFTA-nominated Rocket’s Island. She has written and developed original television drama series for BBC Studios, Leopard, Hat Trick, Red Productions, CBBC and Machine.
Michelle is also an award-winning radio writer, winning 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.
TV The Sister Boniface Mysteries 1 episode (Series 1, TX 2021) Father Brown 1 episode (Series 9, TX 2021) Imperial Spy Writer for Episode 5 Casualty Core Writer. 4 episodes (to date) including a BAFTA entry episode and a Casualty/Holby City crossover two-parter. BBC1. Holby City Core Writer. 14 episodes (to date) including a Casualty/Holby City crossover two-parter, a New Year special, and a format-busting Male Mental Health special. BBC1. Rocket’s Island Writer. 4 episodes. Children’s action adventure series. CBBC/Lime Pictures. Hollyoaks Writer. 14 episodes including two 2x30m double episode commissions. Lime Pictures/Channel 4. Doctors Writer. BBC1 Daytime. Four Legs Good Creator and Writer. 8x60m returning crime series.Under option with BBC Studios. Joy Creator and Writer. 6x60m returning drama series. Treatment commissioned by Leopard Productions. 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. Woggle Creator and Writer. 13x30m children’s comedy drama series, treatment developed by CBBC. Sick Creator and Writer. 13x30m children’s medical drama series, treatment developed by Machine Productions. Roadkill Team Writer. 6x30m comedy drama paramedic series, treatment developed by Machine Productions. 0110 Team Writer. 6x60m anthology series, scripts developed by Brave Solider Films. Catchlight Team Writer. Multi-platform series for TV, mobile and online developed by Savvy Productions. Showcased at the Nations and Regions Conference in 2010. Radio Amazing Grace 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. Cottonopolis 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. Craven Writer and Storyliner, Series 5 – plus related five-part online drama for BBC Learning. Red Productions/BBC Radio 4. Critically acclaimed 5x15m detective drama series for Woman’s Hour created by Amelia Bullmore and starring Maxine Peake. Film Cassandra at the Wedding Writer. Feature adaptation/rom-com. F&ME. Tommy Creator and Writer. Feature Animation. Creative England Ravens Creator and Writer. Feature Animation. Creative England Theatre 2084 Creator and Writer. Full-length stage production for Rutland Youth Arts.