Eleanor Morton is a Scottish Stand-up, writer and actor. Notable recent gigs include tour support for Kevin James Thornton, appearances on Breaking the News andYou're Dead to Me.
Her 2014 show Lollipop, her 2018 show Great Title, Glamorous Photo and her 2022 show Eleanor Morton Has Peaked are all available to watch on Next Up and ITV player. Eleanor Morton Has Peaked was a Fringe sell out hit.
In 2022 her BBC Radio 4 one off comedy special, The Rest of Us aired, in which she and comics Mary Flanigan and Esyllt Sears explored what its like to be British (but not English).
Eleanor is also a writer, and has a Masters in script writing from Met Film School. Recent projects include writing for The News Quiz and The Now Show on BBC Radio 4, as lead writer on Breaking the News on BBC Scotland, and writing for TV shows Hypotheticaland Have I got News For You. Most recently she penned a piece for BBC Radio 4's From Fact to Fiction.
Morton is perhaps best known for her viral online sketches, which have amassed millions of views and fans such as Michael McKean, Patton Oswalt and Ben Stiller.
‘A rising star’ Time Out
***** Ed Fest Magazine
‘A nuanced and exceedingly funny hour’ Fest Mag ****
‘Intelligent, enjoyable and very funny’ The Wee Review
‘The Poster Girl For Awkward’ Chortle
‘Charmingly Whimsical’ Guardian.
|BBC COMEDY PRESENTS||Stand Up||BBC|
|BBC RADIO SCOTLAND’S BREAKING THE NEWS||Panellist||BBC|
|NEXT PRESENTS: ELEANOR MORTON||Stand Up||NEXTUP|
|PET PROBLEMS TASTER||Roxana Devine||Pirate Productions|
|ELEANOR MORTON: GREAT TITLE, GLAMOROUS PHOTO||Stand Up, Solo Show||The Stand Comedy Club|