Writing CV

Eleanor has been writing since she was a teenager, having won Scottish Screen’s (now Creative Scotland) young writers competition age 14. The prize included a week with professional TV writers and producers at Stirling University. Eleanor has written for TV and stage, sketch, 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.

She is on the writing team for BBC Radio Scotland’s Breaking The News

Eleanor is available for script editing, proof reading and copy writing. She has written numerous press releases for comedians and comedy festivals (available on request).

Produced Writing Credits

  • Succubus Magazine 2017-present, various articles 

  • 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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