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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 and You'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 it's 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.


With over 385,000 followers across social media platforms, and over 5 million monthly impressions on Twitter, Eleanor Morton has grown a huge online following that loves her brilliantly unique skits like the trailer for an American romcom set in Ireland, historical figures reading their hate mail, and of course, a Scottish tour guide named

Craig (who doesn’t give a f**k).

 

She is currently working on her first book, A Historical Woman's Guide to Life, which will be published by Octupus in 2024.

ELEANOR MORTON

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