Zoë Lister
Writer

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Zoë Lister is a writer for television drama and comedy and children’s. She is currently 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 is 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 also writes for children’s drama, having 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
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
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
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)