Madeleine
Brettingham

Television & radio writer 

Madeleine Brettingham is a comedy writer for TV, radio and print whose credits include Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Michael McIntyre's Big Show, Have I Got News For You, That Mitchell and Webb Look, The KumarsHarry Hill’s TV BurpHorrible Histories and Radio 4’s The News Quiz.

As well as scripts, Madeleine writes about comedy for The Times Literary Supplement and her viral tweets have been picked up by The Sun, The Times, and the Washington Post.

Madeleine was nominated for the Funny Women Awards 2020 (voted by producers), placing in the top 3 writers for the Best Comedy Writer award, and was a finalist in the writer category at the British Animation Awards 2022.

She is developing original projects with a range of production companies.

CV

Film

Writer 

Writer 
Locksmith Animation Broadcaster

Television

Writer & Creator 

Writer and Creator 
Fudgepark Productions
Writer and Creator 
Beano
Writer and Creator 
Citrus Television
Writer and Creator 
Ulan Productions for BBC
Writer and Creator 
Channel 4/Above the Title
Writer and Creator 
BBC Radio 4
Writer and Creator 
BBC Radio 4

Writer & Entertainment 

Writer 
BBC One/Zeppotron
Writer 
ITV/Hungry McBear
Writer 
ITV / ITV Studios
Writer 
BBC1/Hat Trick
Writer 
BBC1/Green Inc
Writer 
Sky 1/ Hat Trick
Writer 
ITV1/Avalon
Writer 
Princess Productions
Writer 
Sky 1/Channel X & Lola Entertainment
Writer 
Channel 4/North One Television
Writer 
Sky Atlantic/Hat Trick Productions

Writer 

Writer 
ITV / Illuminated Productions Ltd
Writer 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer 
Aardman Animations
Writer 
Nickelodeon
Writer 
CBBC
Commissioned to write 13 x 30 minute scripts 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer 
CBBC/ Saltbeef TV
Co-writer 
CPL Productions
Famalam
1 x 5" sketch
Writer 
BBC Three/ BBC
Development Script 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer 
ITV/Citrus Television Ltd
Writer 
BBC1/King Bert
Writer - Additional Material 
BBC3/Rough Cut
Part of the Writing Team 
Channel 4/Retort
Writer 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer 
ITV2/ King Bert Productions
Writer 
BBC 1/BBC Studios Allan McKeown Presents
Writer - Commissioned to write 2 x 30 min scripts 
CBBC/Kindle Entertainment
Writer 
BBC1/Comic Relief
Writers 
ITV/CPL Productions
Writer - Commissioned Script 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer of 2 episodes 
CBeebies
Writer 
BBC3/BBC
Writer 
BBC America/Two Four Productions
Writer 
Comedy Central/Tiger Aspect
Writer 
BBC 3/BBC
Writer 
BBC3/In House Comedy
Writer 
Sky 1/Two Four Productions
Writer 
Comedy Central/Tiger Aspect
Writer 
BBC1/Talkback
Writer 
BBC 1/BBC Television Centre
Writer 
CBBC/CBeebies
Writer 
E4/Lucky Day
Writer 
CBBC/Citrus Television
Writer 
E4
Writer 
Channel 4/Twofour
Writer 
BBC2/Popper Pictures
Writer 
Channel 4/Monkey Kingdom
Writer 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer - Commissioned to Write One Script 
Darrell Macqueen
Writer - Commissioned to Write 4 x 30 min Scripts 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd

Radio

Writer 

Head Writer 
Production Company Radio 4
The R.I.P. List
18" of sketch material
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio
Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 2
Writer - 6x30 min Sketch Series 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer - 4 x 30 min 
Production Company Pozzitive
Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
Writer - 12 x 30min Sketch Show 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer - Taster Tape 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Part of Writing Team 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer - Sketch Show Taster Tape 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer - Taster Tape 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 1
Writer - 6x30 min sketch series 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Development work 
Production Company BBC Radio Wales
Writer - 6x30 min sketch series 
Production Company BBC Radio 7
Writer - 4x30 min sketch series 
Production Company BBC Radio 4

Additional Writer 

Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Broadcaster

Writer & Performer 

Writer & Performer 
Production Company BBC Radio 3

Other

Book

Additional Writer