Writing CV

Eleanor has been writing since she was a teenager, having won Scottish Screen’s (now Creative Scotland) young screenwriters competition age 14. The prize included a week studying with professional TV writers and producers at Stirling University. Eleanor has written for TV and Radio, as well as stage, sketch, online, stand-up, articles and short stories.

In 2015 she graduated from the Met Film School with a Masters in Screenwriting. She received a distinction for her final project.

Most recently, she has written for Breaking the News, (BBC Radio Scotland)The Now Show (BBC Radio 4) and for The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4) Hypothetical and The Beano

Writing Credits

Produced Writing Credits

The Rest of Us, BBC Radio 4, 2022

Eleanor Morton Has Peaked, Edinburgh Fringe, 2022

Breaking The News (Lead Writer) 2021, 2022

The News Quiz, May 2021

Hypothetical, Hattrick,Feb 2021

Have I Got News For You Nov 2020

The Beano online, Feb 2020 – present.

The News Quiz, BBC Radio 4, Jan 2020, Feb 2019, April 2019

The Now Show  BBC Radio 4, Oct 2019

 Newsjack, BBC Radio 4, 2018

 Succubus Magazine (Various articles, 2017-present)

Eleanor Morton: Post Morton (Stand-up, The Stand, Fringe 2019)

Newsjack, BBC Radio 4, 2018

Succubus Magazine 2017-present, various articles

Eleanor Morton: Great Title, Glamorous Photo,  The Stand Comedy Club, 2018

Bonney and Read, Live read at Soho Theatre Comedy Project, 2018

Eleanor Morton: Angry Young Woman, The Stand Comedy Club, 2017

Power To The People, TV Pilot, NFTS 2017 (prod. Charlotte Cooper)

Apocalips, TV Pilot, NFTS, 2017 (Prod. Alex Hardy)

Bonney and Read, 2016, Script Optioned with Tiger Aspect

Family Outing, sitcom, March 2017 Live read through at The Soho Comedy Theatre

 Turtle Canyon Lectures  2016, with Turtle Canyon Comedy 

Room To Write 2014-15 (Writing project with 22 of Scotland’s best new comedy writers at BBC Scotland) – Online Sketch (BBC Scotland, 2015)

Sketchland 2015 (BBC Scotland, Sketch Show)

Eleanor Morton: Allotted Mucking Around Time (Edinburgh Fringe, The Stand Comedy Club, 2015)

Litterbug (advertisement) Keep Britain Tidy, Met Film School, 2015

Opinion Piece: Scottish Referendum for The Scottish Herald

What’s Funny About The Referendum On Scottish Independence 2014 (BBC Scotland, various sketches)

Eleanor Morton: Work In Progress (Glasgow International Comedy Festival, 2014, sell-out show)

Lollipop (Stand-up show, Edinburgh Fringe, The Stand Comedy Club, 2014)

Stockholm Syndrome, various sketches (2012-2013)

The Incredible Geek Comedy Night, various sketches (2013, Little Potato Productions)

Tip Tap Flat (Short Story), ed. Louise Welsh, 2012 (Freight publications)

‘The Expert’s Guide to Procrastination’, article (The Skinny, April 2012)

Stand-up Comedy (2010-present)

On The Ball (short film), director Colin Kennedy, 2006 (UK Film Council, First Light

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