Tim is a playwright and theatre-maker. He was an actor before starting to write and he still performs in much of his work. His plays include My Arm, ENGLAND (a play for galleries), An Oak Tree, The Author, Adler & Gibb, Beginners, and (with Andy Smith) what happens to the hope at the end of the evening. Tim also writes for younger audiences. A series of plays inspired by Shakespeare’s lesser characters includes I, Malvolio and I, Peaseblossom.
For the Royal Shakespeare Company, Tim has directed The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear and I, Cinna (the poet) – all for young audiences. Directing credits include Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore for the Unicorn Theatre, London, and The Complete Deaths for Spymonkey.
Tim created and co-wrote Don’t Forget the Driver, a six-part series for BBC2 which aired in Spring 2019.
Awards include a Writer’s Guild of Great Britain – Best Play for Young Audiences 2019, Off-Broadway Obie special citation, a Prix Italia for Best Adapted Drama, an Edinburgh Fringe First, two Herald Angels, two Total Theatre Awards, the 2007 Brian Way Award for Best Children’s Play, and he shared the 2010 John Whiting Award. Tim is published by Oberon Books.