Liz Taylor

Liz has been shortlisted for the TV Foundation in association with the Edinburgh TV Festival 2021 New Voice Awards for her first episode of Doctors and is now on her sixth Doctors' commission. She's in the process of developing a television series, The One, and is working on a number of other projects.

Passionate about TV drama, Liz has attended workshops for Emmerdale, Coronation Street (also storylining for the show) and Hollyoaks, for whom she is currently taking part in a script trial. She recently worked with Manchester animation company, Kilogramme to help develop and write a pilot episode, Maisie, which has made it through to the Stage 32 New Voices in Animation Finals 2021.

Liz has reached the shortlists of the Northern Writers Awards twice, the Screenwriting Goldmine Awards, the Edinburgh TV Festival All3Media New Voices Award, and the BBC Writersroom BBC Children's Competition.

In theatre, Liz's first play, Half Return ran as part of the Royal Court Young Writers' Festival, going on to be published twice. She also represented UK at the first International Young Writers' Festival in Sydney. Her script, A Tribute to Marcie Lane is part of Philip Shelley's audio drama podcast.

Liz also works as a freelance PR consultant.