Georgia Lester

Georgia Lester

Writer

  • Location: London
  • Freelancer: Available

Georgia is 26 and lives in North London.

Georgia joined the writing team on SKINS (Company Pictures/ E4) in 2007 whilst still at School, and a year later she was commissioned to write episodes for each subsequent series, including the critically acclaimed series 6 finale.

Georgia began writing for HOLLYOAKS (Lime Pictures/ Channel 4) in 2009, becoming the shows youngest ever writer. Her first episodes were broadcast in June 2009 and she has since written twenty episodes, including a special week, filmed on location in Abersoch, introducing a new group of teen characters, which she created.

Georgia was part of the core development team on E4/ Big Talk's series YOUNGERS, before writing an episode for Series 1.

In 2014 Georgia spent three months in NYC, story producing E4's new scripted reality show TAKING NEW YORK (TwoFour/ E4).

Georgia has had two original pilots commissioned, a teen comedy with Noho and a Children's comedy drama with Lime Pictures. She has also had original development projects with Kudos and Feelgood Fiction.

For Theatre, Georgia has completed the Royal Court Young Writers Programme and has been involved in various writing initiatives at Hampstead Theatre, starting her writing career in their Heat and Light Company.

Georgia was a Broadcast magazine Hot Shot in 2012 and has spoken at the Edinburgh TV Festival and the London Screen Writers Festival.

In December 2015 Georgia's first feautre script MULES was chosen to be showcased at BAFTA Rocliffe's Film Forum. 

Work History

Writer - HOLLYOAKS - Lime Pictures / E4

Sep 2009 - Apr 2015

Writer - YOUNGERS - Big Talk / E4

Apr 2011 - Sep 2012

Writer - SKINS - Company Pictures / E4

Jan 2009 - Dec 2011

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