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MADELEINE BRETTINGHAM
Representing Agent: Charlene McManus
Roles: Writer
BIOGRAPHY:
Madeleine Brettingham is a TV and radio comedy writer who’s contributed to a huge range of shows including Walliams & Friend, Cuckoo, Newzoids, The Kumars, Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz, The Now Show, That Mitchell & Webb Look and Harry Hill’s TV Burp. She has written across entertainment, sketch and narrative formats and has developed original projects with companies including Hattrick, Talkback and BBC in-house. She’s a core member of the writing team on children’s sitcoms such as the BAFTA-winning 4 o Clock Club and All At Sea. For radio, she co-created the original sketch series What the Future, with Steve Burge and Dale Shaw, and she has spoken about comedy at the BFI and on radio. Before working in TV, she was a journalist who wrote for publications including The Independent, The Guardian and the Telegraph.
NARRATIVE
PROJECT COMPANY NOTES
SAVING WOOFY CBeebies Writer of 2 episodes

THE 4 O'CLOCK CLUB (SERIES 3-7) CBBC Commissioned to write 9 x 30 minute scripts

CUCKOO (SERIES 4) BBC3/Rough Cut Additional Material

THE WORST WITCH CBBC Commissioned script

HELLO TICKLE MONSTERS Darrall Macqueen Commissioned to write one script

PICKERS BBC 30 min script commissioned

ALL AT SEA (SERIES 1-2) CBBC Commissioned to write 4 x 30 min scripts

HANK ZIPZER (SERIES 1 - 2) CBBC/Kindle Commissioned to write 2 x 30 min scripts

THE I.T CROWD (SERIES 5) Channel 4 Part of writing team

MENTAL BBC/Ulan Productions Narrative Script in development

BEACHED Channel 4/Above the Title Script in development for 1x30 Min sit-com pilot. Producer: Adam Bromley

TELEVISION
PROJECT COMPANY NOTES
BAND SITCOM CBBC

COMIC RELIEF BBC1 Sketch Writer

NEWZOIDS (SERIES1-2) Citrus Television Ltd/ITV Writer

WALLIAMS AND FRIEND BBC1/King Bert Commissioned Minutes

THE LUISA OMIELAN SHOW ITV2 Additional Material

OFF THEIR ROCKERS CPL Productions Writer

THE TRACEY ULLMAN SHOW BBC Writer

CLASS DISMISSED CBBC Writer

QUESTION JURY Monkey Kingdom Writer

HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU BBC1/Hat Trick Additional Material

KUMARS Sky 1/ Hat Trick Part of the writing team

CARIAD LLOYD ONLINE PILOT BBC Online Sketch material contributions

CHARLIE VS THE INTERNET BBC America/Two Four Productions Additional Material

JOHN BISHOP’S ONLY JOKING Sky 1 Additional material

WATSON AND OLIVER (SERIES 1-2) BBC2/Popper Pictures 6x30 min | Comedy Sketch Show

RONNA & BEVERLEY Sky Atlantic/Hat Trick Productions Additional Material

A SHORT HISTORY OF EVERYTHING ELSE Channel 4 Writer for Charlie Baker

INTERNS E4 Additional material

PERFORMANCE OF A LIFETIME Sky 1 Commissioned writer

FIT CBBC/Citrus Television Directed by Dominic Brigstocke

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE CBBC/CBeebies Pilot | Narration script inspired by 6 minutes of wildlife footage

HARRY HILL'S TV BURP (SERIES 8-11) ITV1

DAWSON BROTHERS PRESENT BBC3/In House Comedy Produced by Will Saunders | Pilot | 30 min Sketch Show

LOVE SHAFT E4/Lucky Day Produced by Mob Dar | 6x30 Min | Comedy Show

TOWER OF TELLIES ITV Studios Produced by Chris Curley | Pilot | Panel show

ASK RHOD GILBERT (SERIES 1-2) BBC1/Green Inc Producer: Chris Curley

CHILDREN IN NEED 2011 BBC1 Writing for Live Show

FOR THE WIN BBC3 Produced by Matt Stronge

NEWS HOUND BBC1/Talkback Development

LUCY MONTGOMERY TASTER TAPE BBC Writing for pilot for BBC produced by Justin Davies

CELEBRITY NAKED AMBITION Channel 4/North One Television Clip show. Producer/Director: Verity Maidlow. Exec Producer: John Quinn

RUTH JONES' CHRISTMAS CRACKER BBC1 Director: Steve Smith, Exec Producer: David Peet

60 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT Comedy Central/Tiger Aspect Development project producer Deborah Sargent

THE LATE LIST Princess Productions Pilot for topical comedy entertainment show Producer Poppy Delbridge

OLIVIA LEE - DIRTY SEXY FUNNY (SERIES 2) Comedy Central/Tiger Aspect Additional material

THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB LOOK (SERIES 4) BBC2 6x30 min

TV BURP REVIEW OF THE YEAR ITV1/Avalon Special end of year episode, Producer: Spencer Millman, Director: Peter Orton

RUSSELL HOWARD'S GOOD NEWS (SERIES 1) BBC3/Avalon Producer: Mark Iddon/Robyn O'Brien

LIZA AND HUEY'S ANIMAL HOUSE Sky 1/Two Four Productions Producer: Amanda Kean

THE WRONG DOOR BBC3 Sketch show produced by Jack Cheshire

RADIO - NARRATIVE
PROJECT COMPANY NOTES
WHAT THE FUTURE? BBC Radio 4 10 mins x 3 episodes

INNER CHILD (DEVELOPMENT SCRIPT) BBC Radio 4 Writer

THE MORNING AFTER BBC Radio 4 Development script

LIVING THE DREAM BBC Radio 4 Commissioned for Radio 4 | Producer: Simon Mayhew-Archer

RADIO
PROJECT COMPANY NOTES
NEWS QUIZ (SERIES 91-92) Radio 4 Writer on four eps

SMALL SCENES BBC Radio 4 Producer: Simon Mayhew-Archer

THE HEADSET SET (SERIES 1-2) BBC Radio 4 Part of writing team

NOW SHOW BBC Radio 4 Commissioned minutes | Producer Victoria Lloyd

SMALL SCENES FROM ODD STORIES BBC Radio 4 Sketch show taster tape | Producer: Simon Mayhew Archer

DILEMMA BBC Radio 4 Producer: Ed Morrish

THE KNOW BBC Radio 4 Taster Tape for Radio 4

THE ODD HALF HOUR (SERIES 1-3) BBC Radio 4 12 x 30min sketch show

COUNTRYPHILE BBC Radio 4 Taster tape

INSTANT RIMSHOT BBC Radio 1

JO CAULFIELD WON'T SHUT UP BBC Radio 4/Pozzitive 4 x 30min

THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB SOUND (SERIES 4) BBC Radio 4 6 x 30 min sketch series

RECORDED FOR TRAINING PURPOSES (SERIES 1-3) BBC Radio 4 6x30 min sketch series

RUTH JONES BBC Radio Wales Development Work

TILT (SERIES 1) BBC Radio 7 6x30 min sketch series

FORDHAM AND LIPSON (SERIES 1) BBC Radio 4 4x30 min sketch series

THE NEWS QUIZ BBC Radio 4 Topical satire show | Produced by Ed Morrish

THE NOW SHOW BBC Radio 4 Show of sketches and satire | Produced by Katie Tyrrell

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