TBB Talks to … Michelle Gayle


Michelle Gayle is one of the UK’s quiet legends. With a career spanning Music, Screen, Stage, and Literature this multi-talented creative has been in the business for 5 decades.

Breaking out as a top 10 singer, she went to star in favourite TV shows, Grange Hill (1985-1989), EastEnders (1990-1993), and Wolfblood (2016-2017) (for which she also wrote episodes). She then became a published author in 2010, writing for adults and young children.

And now Michelle’s turned her hand again to screenwriting contributing her talents to writing episode 9 of the second series of the popular historical fantasy A Discovery of Witches on Sky.

Inspiring the next generation of Black screenwriters we spoke to Michelle about her journey from singer, to actress, to author to screenwriter …

A Discovery of Witches series 1 & 2 is available to watch on Sky

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