WRITING 

 

TV and Radio 

Joseph writes scripts for TV, radio and film. 

In 2017, he had his own Radio 4 series, Joseph Morpurgo's Walking Tour - a surrealist collection of audio guides (which you can listen to here)

He has had projects in development with Warp Films, Baby Cow, Objective, Fudge Park, Lion Films, and more. Money Boat: Second Wave - a spoof of The Apprentice: You're Fired-style 'post-show discussion' formats - is currently in development with Channel 4.

He has collaborated numerous times with Aardman Animations, writing episodes of Shaun The Sheep (2020), as well as a number of internal pilot scripts. 

He has also produced short films for BBC3 and Sky Arts, developed an extensive ‘fake record label’ website project with Blink Industries, and currently has a feature-length film project in development. 

He has also acted in a number of TV and radio projects, including: the BAFTA-nominated Harry and Paul's Story of the Twos (BBC2), Murder in Successville (BBC3), Drunk History (Comedy Central) and The World of Simon Rich (BBC Radio 4). 

 

Freelance Writing  

Joseph has worked across a wide range of freelance writing projects.

These include.

  • cartoon shorts (Blink Industries) 

  • jokewriting (Comedians Giving Lectures)

  • writers' room work (Aardman Animation)

  • script consultancy (Shiny Button)

He was also Features Editor of online music platform FACT Magazine for a number of years, writing hundreds of articles, reviews and features, and interviewing the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Disclosure, Tricky, Thundercat, and more. 

He has also worked on a number of commercial and copywriting projects - for portfolio requests or enquiries, contact him below.