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Morwenna Banks

About Morwenna Banks

Morwenna Banks is an award-winning actor, writer and producer. She is a founding member of Absolutely Productions (producers of comedy including Armstrong & Miller and Trigger Happy TV) and has acted in film and television in Britain and USA in shows such as Saturday Night Live (USA), Skins, Saxondale, and The Thick Of It. She provides the voices for many animations from Monkey Dust to Peppa Pig.

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TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • MASTERS OF THE AIR
    • Apple TV+
    • Adaptation of Mick Herron's novel, 'Down Cemetery Road', head writer and executive producer, Episode Eight with story by John Orloff & Joel Anderson
    • FUNNY WOMAN
    • Potboiler Television/ Sky
    • Adaptation of Nick Horenby's novel, Series 1 and 2, head writer & executive producer, Winner of Best Comedy Programme, RTS Awards 2023
    • SLOW HORSES
    • See Saw Films/ Apple TV+
    • Episodes for series 1, 2 and 4
    • DAMNED
    • (What Larks/C4) (What Larks Production/Sky Arts)
    • 6x30" 2016, 2014 co-created and written with Jo Brand
    • UP THE WOMEN
    • Babycow/ BBC
    • Co-writer of Series 2 with Jessica Hynes and Barunka o’Shaughnessy
    • THE ABBEY
    • Babycow/itv
    • 2007/2008
    • MODEL, ACTRESS, WHATEVER...
    • Absolutely/C4
    • 2001
    • MORWENNA BANKS SHOW
    • Absolutely/C5
    • 1999, Wrote and Co-produced 13 episodes Nominated 1999 Golden Rose of Montreux Award
    • SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
    • NBC/Broadway Video
    • 1995, Performer and Writer
    • ABSOLUTELY
    • Absolutely/C4
    • 1990-94, Nominated for British Comedy Award, Writers Guild Award, Golden Rose of Montreux Twice nominated as Best Female Comedy Performer, British Comedy Awards 

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • MISS YOU ALREADY
    • S Films/ New Sparta
    • 2015, Starring Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Paddy Considine and Dominic Cooper Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
    • THE ANNOUNCEMENT
    • Absolutely Productions
    • 2002, Dir. Troy Miller, Best Show, Cleveland Films Festival; Best International Feature,  New York International Independent Film and Video Festival; Bafta Shortlisted

Audio

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • BBC Radio 4
    • 2023, Series 1, Starring Dawn French
    • Absolutely/R4
    • 2017, S2
    • BBC Radio 4
    • 2017, TX February
    • Pozzitive/R4
    • 2015, S1 / S2, TX March 2017, Co-created with Rebecca Front & Arthur Matthews, Winner: Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy, New York Festivals
    • Absolutely/R4
    • 2015, S1 BBC Audio Drama Award for "Sketchorama Special"
    • Radio 4
    • One of the three short stories inspired by THE WIZARD OF OZ
    • BBC Radio 4
    • 2015, Starring Olivia Coleman, Winner: Tinniswood Award