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 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.

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

Most recently, she has written for Newsjack (BBC Radio 4), The Now Show (BBC Radio 4) and for The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4)

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).

Writing Credits

  • The Now Show, October 2019

  • The News Quiz, Feb 2019, April 2019

  • Eleanor Morton: Post-Morton, The Stand Comedy Club, 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 (Currently in development with BBC Scotland)

  • 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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