Georgia Lester

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Georgia was Lead Writer/Supervising Producer on Idris Elba’s TURN UP CHARLIE for Netflix, tx’d 2019. Recent commissions include the pilot for an original series, TRASH (Vertigo), an adaptation of Juno Dawson’s Y/A bestseller, HOLLOW PIKE, (Lime Pictures), an episode of 6 x 60′ drama editorially greenlit for Sky and a polish of a screenplay feature film to shoot Spring 2020 for Millennium Media. She started her writing career in the SKINS writers’ room at the age of 18 and remained on the SKINS team for five years, writing four episodes, including the Finale of Series 6. Georgia became the youngest ever writer on HOLLYOAKS at 19 and wrote over 20 episodes, as well as being part of the core development team on E4s YOUNGERS; writing an episode on Series 1. She has developed original ideas with multiple independent production companies including Vertigo, Origin, Kudos, NoHo, Feelgood Fiction and Lime. Georgia was a Broadcast Hot Shot in 2011. In 2015 Georgia spent three months in New York story producing E4’s structured reality show TAKING NEW YORK (TwoFour Productions).  She has since story produced on TOWIE as well.  Georgia’s first feature script MULES was chosen to be showcased at the 2015 BAFTA Rocliffe’s Film Forum.