TV / rADIO
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 collaborated numerous times with Aardman Animations, writing episodes of Netflix's Shaun The Sheep (2020), as well as a number of internal pilot scripts.
He has had multiple pilot projects in development with Channel 4, and has collaborated with Warp Films, Baby Cow, Objective, and Fudge Park. Recent writing credits include:
- lead writer on an in-development Charlie Brooker project (2021, Broke N Bones)
- writer on BBC2's The Amelia Gething Experience (2021, BBC)
- writer on Dave's Comedians Giving Lectures (2020, 12Yard)
- writer/performer on BBC Radio 4's Austentatious special (2021, Naked).
He has 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).
He has also written a number of shorts, including Joseph Morpurgo's Christmas (Sky Arts), Top 10 Lost Eastenders Scripts (BBC Three), and Phil: A Tribute To A Man. Head here to watch some of his work to date.
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.