Vicki Lutas
Writer / Executive Producer


Vicki Lutas is an Emmy-winning writer for TV drama, children’s and digital. She is currently in production on her Netflix Original young-adult drama series Free Rein, now on its third season, which she co-created with Anna McCleery and which she is also Executive Producing. The series most recently won two Emmy Awards at the 2018 Daytime Emmys including Best Family Series.

A true multi-format talent, Vicki previously worked extensively with Channel 4’s Hollyoaks, developing all of their online content as their head digital writer, before moving on to the story team, firstly as a Storyliner, then as Series Story-Editor. Vicki has also written multiple episodes of BBC’s 30’ teen-soap The Cut and also episodes for CBBC comedy-drama The Secret Life of Boys. Outside of TV, she also writes blog pieces for The Huffington Post and for teen website ‘Whatever After.’


Daytime Emmy Award 2018 Best Family Series – Free Rein
(Writer/Creator/Executive Producer)
Television (Broadcast):
Free Rein Lime Pictures / Netflix Original
Original teen drama series about a teen horse-riding club- co-written with Anna McCleery
Season 3 (writer/creator & Executive Producer)
Season 2 – 10 x 30-minute series (writer/creator & Executive Producer)
Season 1 – 10 x 30-minute series (writer/creator & Associate Producer)
The Secret Life of Boys The Foundation / CBBC
Writer of 1 x 30′ episode of the third series of the comedy-drama (with co-writer Anna McCleery)
Writer of 1 x 30’ episode of the second series (with co-writer Anna McCleery)
Hollyoaks Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Series Story-Editor and Storyliner for the continuing-drama series (2015-2016)
The Cut BBC Two/BBC Online
Writer of 5 x 30’ episodes and part of story-lining team for the teen soap
The Cut: Specials BBC Two/BBC Online
Writer for the teen soap
Myths BBC Two/BBC Online
Short, modern day retellings of Greek Myths
Co-Creator, developer, writer of 5 x 5 min episodes with co-writer Grant Black
Original Television Series (currently in development):
Me and My Sister Channel X / CBBC
Children’s comedy series about two half-sisters who are aspiring pop stars – co-written with Anna McCleery. Pilot script commissioned through CBBC/Cheryl Taylor.
eTales Lime Pictures
Comedy-fantasy series for children, re-telling classic fairy tale stories with a savvy online spin – co-written with Anna McCleery
Western Island Lime Pictures / Disney
Writer for pilot episode of the teen drama – co-written with Anna McCleery
Hollyoaks Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Head digital writer, developing all online content for the continuing-drama series (2014-2015)
Hollyoaks: The Game Lime Pictures
Editorial lead and scriptwriter on the app based game expansion of Hollyoaks
Hollyoaks Online Shorts Lime Pictures
Head digital writer and developer for online companion shorts for 4OD as well as writing/producing support material including interviews/sketches (2013)
The 5:19 Show BBC Two/BBC Online
Entertainment show
Scripts, sketches and red carpet interviews