Dr Eleanor Yule

Liverpool Screen School

Dr.ELEANOR YULE is an award-winning writer and director and interdisciplinary senior lecturer at LJMU working across both Media and Film Studies at the Liverpool Screen School. She has written and produced over thirty films, including a UK BAFTA nominated short, a series of bespoke arts documentaries with ex - python Michael Palin and a critically acclaimed feature film, Blinded (2004), which was selected for competition at film festivals around the world.


2016, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom, PhD Creative Screenwriting
2011, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom, PG Cert (Research Methods)
1989, Glasgow University, United Kingdom, MA (Hons) Film Studies and English Literature

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Media and Film Studies, LJMU, 2018 - present
Lecturer in Creative Screenwriting, Theatre and Radio, Creative Writing, Falmouth University, 2016 - 2018
Associate Lecturer, Film and TV Studies, Glasgow University, 2010 - 2015
Visting Lecturer, Business and Creative Studies, University of the West of Scotland, 2009 - 2016

Postgraduate training

Diploma in Radio, Film and TV, United Kingdom, University of Bristol, 1989 - 1990

Journal article

Yule E. 2020. Changing Scotland's Narrative Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture,


Yule E. 2020. Beyond the Scottish Cringe: Hard Men and Wild Roses The National,


Yule E. 2017. Begbie's Belief: Miserablism Behind Bars: No Longer a Nation of Trainspotters A Nation Changed? The SNP and Scotland Ten Years On Luath Press Ltd 9781910324998

Books (authored)

Yule E, Manderson D. 2014. Beyond the Cringe Moving Beyond Scottish Miserablism Luath Press 9781910021347


2013. Michael Palin's Quest for Artemesia

2012. Moominland Tales : The Life of Tove Jansson

2005. Blinded

2001. Christopher Lee's Ghost Stories for Christmas

1997. Bookmark: The Elusive Spark

1995. Just Another Sinner: The Life and Times of R.D.Laing


Yule E. Sensing the Middle Ages: A Quest for Sensorial Fidelity in the Writing of a Medieval film Screenplay Manderson DD.

Conference presentation:

Back to the future: Anachronic Narratives in Harold Pinter’s screenplay adaptations, Screenwriting Research Network 2021: Pushing Boundaries, Oxford Brookes/ On - line, Oral presentation. 2021

‘Sensorial Femmage’: An alternative screenwriting methodology using ‘weaving’ and ‘piecing’., 12th Screenwriting Research Network Conference : ‘Screen narratives Chaos and Order, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Oral presentation. 2019

'Reversive' Chronology in Pinter's Betrayal, Writing for Screens Symposium, School of Creative Technologies University of Portsmouth, Oral presentation.

Screen Authorship and the Supernatural, Writing for Cinema, Writing for Television, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Oral presentation.

Searching for the Trobairitz : Locating a Female Role Model for a Medieval screen text., National Association of Writers In Education Conference, 2019, York, Oral presentation.

Media Coverage:

Video recording of conference presentation 2019