Zoë Lister
Writer

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Zoë Lister is a writer for television children’s, drama and comedy. She has most recently been part of the writing team for Netflix Originals YA-drama Zero Chill, having been commissioned to write two half-hour episodes for the first season. Zoë was also a writer for Netflix teen-drama Free Rein and she is a regular writer for Channel 4’s Hollyoaks, having written over 40 episodes as part of the writing team, including several double-episode commissions (and having previously been part of the regular cast). Zoë has also written for CBBC and Netflix’s Worst Witch, CBBC’s The Dumping Ground and Disney’s comedy-drama-musical The Lodge. Zoë is also currently working on a number of original projects for television including her YA hi-concept series Leap for Lime Pictures.

Television drama (Broadcast):
Zero Chill – Season 1 Lime Pictures / Netflix Originals
Writer for the first season of the teen ice-skating drama
(2 x 30 minute episodes + story conferences)
Hollyoaks Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Regular writer for the Channel 4 soap
40 x 30 minute episodes
(2014 – present)
The Dumping Ground – Season 9 BBC Children’s Productions / CBBC
Writer for the ninth season of the children’s drama
(1 x 30 minute episode + story conferences)
Exec Producer: Jonathan Phillips
Free Rein – Season 3 Lime Pictures / Netflix Originals
Writer for the third season of the hit teen-drama
(2 x 30-minute episodes + story conferences)
Producer: Angelo Abela / Exec Producer: Rebecca Hodgson
The Dumping Ground – Season 8 BBC Children’s Productions / CBBC
Writer for the eighth season of the children’s drama
(1 x 30 minute episode + story conferences)
Exec Producer: Jonathan Phillips
Worst Witch – Season 3 Snap-chat mini-series
(12 x episodes for a mini-series to premiere on Snapchat)
Producer: Emma Hill
The Lodge – Season 2 Zodiak Kids / Disney UK
Writer for the children’s comedy-drama-musical
(1 x 30 minute episode and story conferences)
Exec Producer: Steven Andrew
Worst Witch – Season 2 CBBC Drama / Netflix
Episode for the second season of the supernatural children’s comedy-drama
(1 x 30 minute episode, plus story conferences)
Exec Producer: Lucy Martin
Worst Witch – Season 2 Snap-chat mini-series
(12 x episodes for a mini-series to premiere on Snapchat)
Producer: Emma Hill
Television comedy (in development):
Leap Lime Pictures
Original hi-concept YA drama series – treatment commissioned (2020)
Fairytale Original comedy pilot – script and taster pilot (writer and producer)