Madeleine
Brettingham

Television & radio writer 

Madeleine Brettingham is a TV and radio comedy writer who’s written across entertainment, sketch and narrative formats, and developed original projects with companies including Hattrick, Talkback and BBC in-house. She has worked as a core writer on topical shows like Newzoids (ITV) and The News Quiz (Radio 4), on children’s sitcoms such as the 4 O'Clock Club and All At Sea, has contributed to shows such as Michael McIntyre's Big Show, The Kumars, That Mitchell and Webb Look, and Harry Hill’s TV Burp, and co-created the original sketch series What the Future for radio, with Steve Burge and Dale Shaw.

Madeleine was nominated for the Funny Women Awards 2020 and was placed in the top 3 writers for the Best Comedy Writer award.

CV

Television

Writer 

Writer 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer 
Netflix/Wildseed Studios
Writer 
ITV / ITV Studios
Writer 
ITV / Illuminated Productions Ltd
Writer 
CBBC/Lion TV
Writer 
Nickelodeon
Writer 
CBBC
Writer 
ITV/Hungry McBear
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 
BBC1/Hat Trick
Writer - additional material 
BBC3/Rough Cut
Narrative Script in development 
Ulan Productions for BBC
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
Writer 
Sky 1/ Hat Trick
Writers 
ITV/CPL Productions
Writer - commissioned script 
CBBC/BBC Children's Productions Ltd
Writer of 2 episodes 
CBeebies
Script in development for 1x30 Min sit-com pilot. 
Channel 4/Above the Title
Writer 
ITV1/Avalon
Writer 
BBC3/BBC
Writer 
BBC America/Two Four Productions
Writer 
Princess Productions
Writer 
Sky 1/Channel X & Lola Entertainment
Writer 
Channel 4/North One Television
Writer 
Sky Atlantic/Hat Trick 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 
BBC1/Green Inc
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 - 30 min script commissioned 
BBC
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

Writer & Creator 

Writer and creator 
Citrus Television

Radio

Writer 

Head Writer 
Production Company Radio 4
Head Writer (3 eps) / 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 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
Writer 
Production Company BBC Radio 4
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

Other

Writer 

Book

Additional Writer