Glaswegian comic Bruce Morton came onto the comedy scene in 1988, winning the first ever So You Think You're Funny? new act competition at the Edinburgh Fringe. He was also one of the founders of the Funny Farm Comedy Collective in 1989, which helped start the stand-up scene in Scotland.
In 1992, he was nominated for the Perrier award for his show Sun and the following year landed his own four-part Channel 4 series, of the same name, each episode comprising a stand-up routine loosely themed around one of the deadly sins.
Morton returned to Channel 4 in 1995 as part of the broadcaster’s themed Pot Night, when he explored Amsterdam's cannabis cafés for the documentary Amsterdam By Night.
He is turned playwright in 1998’ with Blood Below the Window, which he also performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; and in 2001 he co-wrote the musical comedy Wake Me Up In The Year 2001 for the Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow.
Morton is also a regular radio voice, and in 2006 presented a series of interviews with fellow stand-ups on Radio Scotland, called Comic To Comic.
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