Acclaimed comedian Eleanor Morton presents a preview for this year’s Fringe. Expect nonsensical idiocy, a pet seance and a couple of stupid songs.
‘charmingly whimsical’ The Guardian
‘The poster girl for awkward’ Chortle
‘Charm to spare and plenty of off-beat talent’ The Telegraph,
Eleanor Morton is a Scottish stand-up comedian who began performing in 2010. She has also been a writer and performer with The Stockholm Syndrome and The Geek Comedy Night. She has also written sketches broadcast by BBC Two Scotland. In 2013 she was nominated for a Scottish Variety Award, and was a semi-finalist in the Chortle Student Awards. She is a Funny’s Funny Finalist 2011, and also performs with Jo Caulfield’s Comedy Collective. In 2012 she supported Josie Long on the Glasgow leg of her ‘Romance and Adventure’ tour and Mark Thomas for Unison Scotland in 2013. In 2014 she supported Tony Law for ‘Enter The Tone Zone’ at The Stand and Frankie Boyle at The Tron. Recent gigs include Children In Need and Glasgow Banter for BBC Radio Scotland, and a live read through of Frankie Boyle and Steven Dick’s radio 4 sitcom ‘blocked’. She performed a sell-out work in progress show at the 2014 Glasgow Comedy Festival. Eleanor performed her debut hour ‘Lollipop’ at The Stand Comedy Club in the 2014 Fringe.
Eleanor is based in London and sometimes in Edinburgh, whenever she needs to leech off her parents.
“Eleanor Morton is a delight – clever, inventive and super funny” Josie Long
“This was followed by the scatty, ukulele-toting young comedian Eleanor Morton, whose oddball demeanor and superbly timed gags should mean we’ll be seeing more of her in the future” Edinburgh Evening News
“Her endearing nature is an excellent counter point to her intelligence’” Three Weeks****